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American Profile • Superman & Beyond: Our ongoing love affair with superheroes began 75 years ago with a caped crusader who inspired national pride and represented “truth, justice and the American way.” Inside

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Seniors at Fairlawn, Houston and Jackson Center High Schools became alumni of the school Sunday after receiving diplomas during graduation ceremonies. Jackson Center co-valedictorian Nathan Wahrer, (left photo) son of Bryan and Lori Wahrer, of Jackson Center, addresses his classmates during Sunday’s commencenent ceremony. Leah Mounts, 17, and Taidge Ritter, 18, take an Iphone photo of themselves before Houston’s graduation ceremony. Mounts is the daughter of Sherri Burden and Brett Mounts, of Sidney. Ritter is the daughter of Emma Swank, of Piqua, and Brian Ritter. Abby Stemen (right photo) takes a moment to catch the scent of the blue-tipped white carnation. See Pages 9-10 for more on the graduation ceremonies.

Street project on schedule BY TOM MILLHOUSE

DEATHS Obituaries and/or death notices for the following people appear on Page 3 today: • Robert Veit • Marshall G. “Gary” Stevens Sr. • Kenneth L. Eilerman

INDEX Agriculture .............................8 City, County records..............2 Classified .......................18-19 Comics................................16 Hints from Heloise.................6 Horoscope.....................15-16 Localife ..............................6-7 Nation/World.........................5 Obituaries..............................3 Sports............................11-14 State news ............................4 ’Tween 12 and 20 ...............15 Weather/Sudoku/Abby/Out of the Past/Dr. Roach ........17

TODAY’S THOUGHT “Intolerance of ambiguity is the mark of an authoritarian personality.” — Theodor W. Adorno, German philosopher (19031969) For more on today in history, turn to Page 5.

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Aided by good weather, the segment of the Wapakoneta Avenue reconstruction project that has hampered sales for some local businesses is moving ahead on schedule and construction equipment should be moving on to the next section by early June. In order to lessen the impact on businesses on Wapakoneta Avenue near Russell Road, Sidney officials broke the project into two segments, with the first being from just south of Ruth Street to Russell Road. “The goal was to get that section done as quickly as possible,” said See PROJECT/Page 3A

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CONSTSUCTION IS continuing on the first segment of the Wapakoneta Avenue reconstruction project. While a sign advises motorists that access to businesses is maintained, some businesses report the project has hurt their sales. The segment of the project from Ruth Street south to Russell Road is expected to be completed by June 3, except for a final coat of asphalt.

SDN staff members win awards in Associated Press competition The Sidney Daily News has won four Associated Press awards, including two firsts, based on articles and photos that appeared in the newspaper during 2012. The awards were presented Sunday at the annual meeting of the Associated Press Society of Ohio in Columbus. Winners included: Sports

Editor Ken Barhorst placed first in the Best Special Sports Section for the newspaper’s annual fall sports preview.”Great full coverage of all sports,” was the judge’s comment on the special section. Former photo intern Caitlin (Stewart) Sheridan placed first in the Best Spot See AWARDS/Page 3





What income is taxed and who pays the tax? Editor's note: In preparation for the SIDNEY SCHOOL LEVY FACTS August special election, the Sidney Daily News, in conjunction with the From "Guide to Ohio's School DisCitizens for Sidney Schools levy com- trict Income Tax", Traditional Tax mittee, will be publishing a question of Base, the week to inform voters about the five3. A simple way to determine taxyear, 1 percent income tax levy. able income using this base is to look at line 5 of the state return. Income not What Income is Taxed and Who Pays taxed: social security benefits; disabilthe Tax? ity and survivors benefits; welfare ben-


efits; child support; property received as a gift, bequest or inheritance; and workers' compensation benefits. Income taxed: wages, salaries, tips; interest; dividends; unemployment compensation; self-employment; taxable scholarships and fellowships; pensions; annuities; IRA distributions; capital gains; state and local bond inSee LEVY/Page 3

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Loramie police chief retires Nathan Brown named new chief FORT LORAMIE — Longtime Fort Loramie police Chief Steve Schaffner will be retiring from the position effective Monday. Fort Loramie Village Council this week hired Nathan Brown as his replacement. Village Administrator Tony Schmitmeyer said Schaffner, who has been chief for14 years, will continue to work for the village as a patrol officer through Aug. 10. Schaffner served many

years with the Shelby County Sheriff ’s Office for many years. Brown is not new to the village. Schmitmeyer said he has been working with the village utilities department, as well as working part-time with the village police department. Schmitmeyer said Brown will continue to some work with the utilities department. His salary was set at $38,000. Council also approved

a contract with Fanning Howey Associates of Celina for preliminary design work for the future Main Street reconstruction project. The engineering firm will be paid $17,500 to lay the groundwork for the project, which is tentatively scheduled for 2017. Fanning Howey was selected from three proposals. Others seeking the contract were Choice One of Sidney and Mote & Associates of Greenville.

The areas considered for the work are from Park Street to the the Klecker Ditch and from Ohio 362 to the north corporation limit. rezoning of The parcels of property on Park Street as C-2 and R-2 was approved at the request of Jacqueline DeLoye. First reading was given to a resolution to rezone a lot on West Main Street from R-2 to C-2 as requested by Gaier’s Garage.

Suspicious letter to inmate leads to woman’s arrest A Dayton or other items. woman was arHer preliminary raigned Friday on hearing was set a felony charge for Friday. She after she alwas released legedly atafter posting surety tempted to mail $5,000 marijuana to a bond. Shelby County Shelby County Jail inmate. Sheriff ’s reports West Leanease state that on West, 24, of DayApril 30, a corton, has been charged rections officer found with conveying weapons marijuana in an enve-

lope sent to federal prisoner Kwame Wheaton, 24, who is an inmate at the Shelby County Jail. The officer had detected a strong odor of what he believed was marijuana in the envelope. When he opened the envelope, as officers do on a regular basis to check for contraband, marijuana was found inside. After making note of

the handwriting on the letter inside the envelope containing marijuana, it was found to be same as on letters West had sent to Wheaton, according deputies. When West came to visit Wheaton on Thursday, she was interviewed by deputies. She reportedly admitted sending the marijuana to the inmate.

MUNICIPAL COURT In Sidney Municipal Court on Friday, visiting Judge John L. Ross sentenced Jason C. Sluss, 31, 10055 State Route 47A, to 10 days in jail on a driving under suspension from a prior driving under the influence charge. He also was fined $250 and $10 court costs. He was given credit for one day in jail. He was ordered to pay $103 court costs and a DUI, second offence charge was dismissed, as was a refusal with prior DUI charge.

• James E. Bodnar,24, 305 N. Walnut Ave., was fined $150 and $138 costs for disorderly conduct. • James Davis, 25, 512 Third Ave., was fined $25 and $105 costs for each of three confinement restraint of a dog violations. • Alexis J. Cruz, 21, 2325 Collins Drive, Apt. C, was ordered to pay $101 court costs and an operating a motor vehicle with a temporary permit was dismissed. She also was ordered to

pay a $75 fine and $10 costs on a failure to control/weaving violation. • Bobby L. Hicks Jr., 20, 323 Buckeye Ave., was fined $30 and $86 costs on a seatbelt violation. • Danielle L. Nelson, 25, 21566 Maplewood Road, Maplewood, was fined $25 and $105 costs for a driving in marked lanes violation. • Sigridur D. Jackson, 22, 725 S. Main Ave., was fined $30 and $105 costs for speeding. • Michael W. Snyder

Jr., 42, 306 Sherri Ann Drive, was fined $25 and $111 costs for a right of way/private drive-alley violation. • Brian K. Allen, 43, 2946 S. Knoop-Johnston Road, was fined $30 and $111 costs for speeding. • Jennifer L. Doseck, 34, 13975 Lock Two Road, Botkins, was fined $20 and $105 costs for speeding. • A drug abuse charge against Anita L. Gross, 31, 716 Spruce Ave., was dismissed.

Click it or Ticket it campaign underway The National Click it or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization, which kicks off today is designed to help save lives by cracking down on those who don’t buckle up. The Sidney Police Department will be participating in the national mobilization to remind Ohioans to buckle up — day and night. The Ohio Depart-

ment of Public Safety’s (ODPS) Office of Criminal Justice Services (OCJS) will lead the campaign across the entire state. The Ohio State Highway Patrol also is participating in the program, which runs through June 2. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety


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Administration, in 2011 10,839 passenger vehicle occupants were killed in motor vehicle crashes who were not wearing their seatbelt. According to NHTSA 62 percent of the 10,135 passenger vehicle occupants who were killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes overnight (6 p.m. to 5:59 a.m.) were not wearing their seat belts at the time of the fatal crash, compared to 43 percent during the daytime hours. Too many drivers

and passengers on the road are not wearing their seat belts, and it all too often ends in tragedy. The goal is to save more lives; therefore, the officers will be out enforcing seat belt laws. It is one of the easiest ways to protect yourself and your family while in a vehicle. More than 900 law enforcement partners around Ohio will be aggressively enforcing the law during the mobilization.

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ST. MARYS — The Wapakoneta post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is continuing its investigation into a pedestrian death on U.S. 33, just west of Townline-Kossuth Road, near St. Marys at 2 a.m. Sunday. Reports state the pedestrian, Joshua J. “Josh” Wingate, of Cridersville, was standing in the westbound lane and was struck by a vehicle being driven west by Rebecca MacWhinney, 34, of St. Marys. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene, troopers report. The Auglaize County Sheriff ’s Office, St. Marys police and St. Marys Fire Department assisted at the scene. Funeral arrangements are pending at Bayliff and Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta.

NEW BREMEN — Ohio Gov. John Kasich will be the guestspeaker at the Auglaize County Women’s Republican Club’s Lincoln/Reagan Dinner on May 29 at the New Bremen American Legion Hall, 6458 State Route 66. The event will begin with a social hour at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. For more information call (419) 3032043 or (419) 738-6242.


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Fire, rescue SUNDAY -7:08 a.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 1000 block of Apple Blossom Lane. -12:32 a.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 400 block of North Main Ave. SATURDAY -9:55 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 600 block of Ann Place. Carbon monoxide was detected in the home. -9:01 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 500 block of North Main Avenue. -7:59 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 800 block of Broadway. -6:54 p.m.: fire alarm. Firefighters responded to 2400 Industrial Drive. A sprinkler was knocked off, triggering the alarm. -1:52 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 3000 block of Cisco Road. -1:16 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 300 block of East


North Street. -9:11 a.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 2500 block of North Kuther Road. -7:25 a.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 400 block of West Main Street in Anna to provide mutual aid to the Anna Rescue Squad. FRIDAY -11:55 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 100 block of West Water Street. -9:47 p.m.: not needed. Medics were dispatched to the 800 block of Brooklyn Avenue, but were not needed. -6:36 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 500 block of Uhle Place. -6:49 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 1000 block of Whipp Road. -4:44 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 1200 block of Park Street. -3:02 p.m.: medical. Medics responded to the 1200 block of Children’s Home Road.


Sheriff’s log SUNDAY -4:11 a.m.: accident. Deputies were dispatched to a property damage accident in the 10000 block of Hathaway Road. -12:08 a.m.: domestic. Deputies and the Fort Loramie Rescue Squad were dispatched the 12550 State Route 362, Minster, on a report of a domestic violence incident. A woman reportedly suffered an arm injury. SATURDAY -9:30 p.m.: fireworks. Deputies responded to the 2100 block of Kuther Road on a fireworks complaint. -8:34 p.m.: stolen phone. A Kuther Road resident reported purchasing a stolen iPhone on the Internet. -11:16 a.m.: theft. were disDeputies patched to 75 Hardin Road on a report of someone hacking into a resident’s Walmart account and using their credit card. -1:01 a.m.: purse stolen. A woman reported her purse was stolen from her van at Cruizers Bar and Grill, 115 North St., Russia. FRIDAY -9:44 p.m.: fight. Deputies were dispatched to 807 Brooklyn Ave. on a report of a fight. -8:44 p.m.: theft. An ATV was reported stolen from a residence in 800 block of Riverside Drive. -6:46 p.m.: sign damaged. A truck ran over a road closed sign at the intersection of Hardin-Wapakoneta and Mason roads. -5:22 p.m. complaint. Deputies were called to the animal shelter to investigate a falsification incident. -4:22 p.m.: injury accident. Deputies, the Perry-Port-Salem Rescue Squad and the Maplewood Fire Department responded to an accident with injuries in

the 21000 block of State Route 47. No other details were available.

Village log SATURDAY -9:30 p.m.: fireworks. Anna police responded to a fireworks complaint in the 100 block of North Pike Street. -2:34 p.m.: break-in. Jackson Center Police received a report of juveniles breaking into a house on Robb Street. FRIDAY -6:42 p.m.: assault. police reBotkins sponded to the 200 block of East State Street on a report of an assault.

Fire, rescue SUNDAY -12:14 p.m.: medical. The Anna Rescue Squad responded to the 13000 block of Botkins Road. -11:12 p.m.: medical. The Anna Rescue Squad responded to the 200 block of Edgewood Street, Botkins. SATURDAY -4:45 p.m.: open burning. The Anna Fire Department was notified of a fire in the 200 block of South Linden Avenue, Anna. It was determined to be an open burning violation and fire trucks were not needed. -12:04 p.m.: medical. The Anna Rescue Squad responded to the 1400o block of Highland Kies Road. -10:34 a.m.: bonfire complaint. The Van Buren Fire Department was dispatched to 13355 White Feature Trail, Van Buren Township, on a complaint of a bonfire being ignited too close to a neighboring home. -7:12 a.m.: medical. The Anna Rescue Squad responded to the 400 block of West Main Street in Anna. FRIDAY -3:21 p.m.: medical. The Houston Rescue responded to the 14000 block of Kirkwood Road.

Commissioners host Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Program’s government session Shelby County Commissioners on Thursday participated in the Sidney-Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program’s city/county government session. Commissioner Julie Ehemann said commis-

sioners briefed the program participants on the operation of the county government. Also on Thursday, commissioners met with Dave DeVelvis, who is developing the Shelby County Focus website. He explained the web-

site provides a method of promoting local products and services. On Tuesday, commissioners met with Andrew McKenzie of National Inspection Corp., which does building inspection for the county.


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Driver hits hikers DAMASCUS, Va. (AP) — Authorities believe the driver who plowed into dozens of hikers marching in a Virginia mountain town parade suffered from a medical condition and did not cause the crash intentionally, an emergency official said Sunday. Officials did not have a formal confirmation or any specifics on the condition, but based on the accounts of authorities and witnesses on the scene, they are confident the issue was medical, said Pokey Harris, Washington County’s director of emergency management. “There is no reason to believe this was intentional,” she said. In what witnesses called a frantic scene at the parade, about 50 to 60 people suffered injuries ranging from critical to superficial Saturday. No fatalities were reported.

Meeting set Shelby County Regional Planning Commission Executive Board will consider three surveys and hear the director’s report during a meeting that will begin at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday in Shelby County the Annex meeting room.

Kenneth L. Eilerman, 62, of Cecil Road, Sidpassed ney, away of natural causes following a brief illness on Saturday afternoon, May 18, 2013, at The Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus. He was born September 23, 1950, at Sidney, to Lawrence and Clari492-5101 bel (Simon) Eilerman. View obituaries at Ken is survived by a brother, Russell and Beverly Eilerman of Sidney; two nieces, Megan Eilerman, of Sidney and Jodi (fiance Chris) Eilerman of Tampa Bay, Fla.; numerous uncles, aunts, BOTKINS, OHIO cousins; and a very speVoted Readers cial friend, Sherrie Choice #1 Phillis, of Fort Loramie. Monument He was preceded in Dealer for 3 years! death by both parents. A 1968 graduate of CALL 937-693-3263 for appointment Fort Loramie High 107 E. State St. School, Mr. Eilerman went on to serve in the Let Western Ohio U.S. Army Reserves for a Mortgage Take Care brief period during the of Your Home Needs Vietnam Era. He was reWestern Ohio Mortgage tired from Crown Equipment in New Bremen 733 Fair Road, Sidney and had also been enOffice: 937-497-9662 gaged in grain farming. Toll Free: 800-736-8485 Ken was a member of St. Teresa Rose President NMLS# 286923 Michael Catholic Church, the Fort Lo-

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Randy Magoto, city engineering manager. Completion of the first phase was set to be finished in 45 days of the project getting underway. “We are a little ahead of schedule,” Magoto said Friday. Weather permitting, Magoto said he expects all curbs and the base coat of asphalt to be completed by June 3, with crews then moving to the section from Ruth Street north to Parkwood Street. Some businesses in the affected construction area report their sales are down sharply in recent weeks. “It’s impacted our business a lot, our sales are down 75 percent,” said Lisa Quesada, manager/owner of Dona Cata, 1306 Wapakoneta Ave. She said the restaurant’s lunch business has been especially hard hit. “A lot of our customers don’t want to come because it looks like you can’t get through,” she said. “People don’t want to deal with zig-zagging around the machines.” Quesada said she has tried to get the word out to customers that they are open, placing advertisements stating there is access to the restaurant. “I think they (the city) could have planned this better,” Quesada said, adding that she had contacted City Manager Mark Cundiff about the city compensating business for lost sales and was told there would be no such compensation. Cundiff said Friday there is no money in the budget to reimburse businesses for lost revenues and that the city doesn’t do that for con-



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ramie Racing Club and the Fort Loramie American Legion Post 355. An avid sports fan, Ken followed the Bengals, Buckeyes, Reds and NASCAR withexception. out He enjoyed Eldora and Shady Bowl auto races, Thursday night league bowling, farming, grooming the lawn and his dog “Lucky.” Ken was also supportive of community activities. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 23, 2013, at St. Michael Church in Fort Loramie with the Rev. Steven Shoup presiding. Interment will follow at St. Michael’s Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday 4 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 9 to 10 a.m. at Gehret Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Fort Loramie Rescue Squad or Fort Loramie Fire Department. Condolences may be expressed at w w w. g e h r e t f u n e r a



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struction projects. He said the city does empathize with the businesses for the disruption and has tried to minimize the impact. “We need to do everything we can to make sure there is access to the businesses,” he said. When the project began, there was a problem with signage to advise motorists that access is being maintained to the business and that was quickly rectified. Cundiff said construction crews also have been reminded to make sure access is maintained, especially during the busy lunch period. “At the end for the project, they are going to have more curb appeal,” Cundiff said. “We encourage everyone to support those businesses,” Magoto said. “It’s hurt our dine-in business, but we made up for it with delivery,” said Al Bertsch, owner of Al’s Pizza, 1315 Wapakoneta Ave. “It’s not as bad as it was last time when they cut off through traffic,” he said. Jason Williams, owner of The Hack Shack and Eleete Motors, located at the corner of Russell Road and Wapakoneta Avenue, said since his business has corner access, construction hasn’t had a major impact. He said he has been a minor nuisance with the vehicle detailing portion of his business since the equipment creates a lot of dust. A spokesperson for the Clark gas station at the corner of Russell Road and Wapakoneta Avenue said the station’s sales have declined because of the project.

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Sheriff’s Office receives grant The Shelby County Sheriff ’s Office has received a grant to conduct presentations and training to older residents in Shelby County. These presentations will educate and help prevent these residents from becoming victims of crime. Sheriff John Lenhart is informing older local residents that the sheriff’s office is conducting a local survey on “Crimes Against Older Adults” and they will be receiving the surveys soon. Lenhart said the purpose of this survey is to gather data and information from older residents to get a better understanding of how and if older residents of Shelby County have been victims of crime. With the information collected from the survey, the sheriff ’s office will conduct a presentation with the data results to inform, educate, detour and prevent

crimes against older adults in the Shelby County area. The key topics in this survey and presentation are financial crimes, property crimes, violent crimes, elderly abuse/neglect and information regarding current scams. Agencies such as Fair Haven, Dorothy Love, Wilson Hospice Home Health, The Pavilion and the Senior Center have agreed to participate and distribute this survey. Lenhart invites any of Shelby resident County age 50 and above to participate. Lenhart thanked Anita Miller, director of Fair Haven for her assistance with this program. For more information regarding this survey or to receive a survey please contact Chief Deputy Jim Frye at 4942117 or Sgt. Karla Pleiman at the Shelby County Sheriff ’s Office at 494-2106.

Focus group meetings end at Edison PIQUA — Throughout January and February, Edison Community College hosted a series of focus group meetings in effort to implement SOAR, a comprehensive planning strategic method. SOAR, an acronym for Strengths, Opportunities, Aspirations, and Results, engages key constituents to help construct the college’s strategic plan. The focus group meetings consisted of faculty, staff, students and community members. Participants were asked seven open-ended questions about Edison and their responses were recorded anonymously. By listening to the perspective of various stakeholders, the college is able to gain insight into the needs and concerns of its service area, which includes Darke, Miami and Shelby counties. A total of 82 external constituents participated in the most recent focus groups. Those participating included Edison alumni and retirees, nonprofit organization leaders, local chambers of commerce, four-year university partners, high school and career center partners, local job centers, heath care and industry partners, as well as suppliers of Edison. Mike Rindler, Piqua fire chief, Edison postsecondary option parent,

AWARDS News Photo, for an image taken in Shelby County Common Pleas Court when a defendant went berserk and had to be restrained by several deputies and court officials. “Catches a facial expression in a chaotic scene,” was the judge’s comment praising the winning photo. Chief Photographer Luke Gronneberg placed second in the Best Photo Essay category, for a collection of photos taken during presidential candidate

and alumni, said, “I thought the focus group I participated in was effective. The combination of faculty and graduates dealing with real issues could be an effective tool in moving Edison in the right direction. Hearing from all perspectives helps to shed light on what is working and what is not, what was helpful and what was not.” A total of 1,904 responses were collected throughout the process. The approaching next steps include identifying key areas of data collected, an initial review of findings, producing a preliminary executive summary, and writing a strategic plan. Upon completion of these steps, a second, more indepth review of the data will be made and followed by implementing the final strategic plan. The goal of those examining the results is to develop a strategic plan that will be applied at the start of the college’s upcoming fiscal year. “We have completed the first steps in synchronizing our data analysis approach,” said Loleta Collins, assistant dean of academic advancement. As the planning process comes to an end, Edison will host a series of public listening events and will present the final strategic plan to the community.

From Page 1 Mitt Romney’s visit to the Shelby County Fairgrounds. Localife Editor Patricia Ann Speelman placed third for Best Community Service, for a three-part series of articles relating to Internet safety for children. As a result of the articles, the newspaper then initiated a partnership with the Shelby County Sheriff ’s Office to educate local elementary and middle school students about the importance of online safety.


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Armed Forces Day People attend an Echo Taps program, Saturday, at Greenlawn Memory Gardens in North Kingsville to commemorating Armed Forces Day.

Bill would require only 1 license plate CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohioans would only be required to display one license plate on their vehicles instead of two if a bill proposed by two state legislators is approved. State Reps. Terry Johnson, of McDermott, and Stephen Slesnick, of Canton, say requiring one license plate on the rear bumper could save the state more than $1 million annually, The Plain Dealer of Cleveland reported.

They said the bill also would save money for car owners with vehicles not built to have front plates. They now pay additional costs to have brackets put on cars to hold front plates. But opponents of the bill, including some law enforcement officials, say removing the requirement for the front plate would take away a tool they use to deter crime. Several law enforcement officials who testi-


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fied this past week before the House Transportation, Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee said front plates make it easier for citizens to report people involved in crimes. They also allow police to locate vehicles in crime or traffic investigations and help to identify motorists, the bill’s opponents said. But Slesnick said the dual plates have nothing to do with deterring crime. “What is going on in states that don’t require front license plates?” he said. The five states that surround Ohio — Pennsylvania, Kentucky, West Virginia, Indiana and Michigan — only require one license plate. Rep. Bill Patmon, of Cleveland, said requiring only one plate doesn’t seem to have impaired enforcement of the law in those states. “If that were the case, we would put license plates on the sides of

cars, not just the front and the back,” Patmon said. But Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath wants to keep the current law. He says having two plates helps police and witnesses identify vehicles involved in crimes and “definitely gives us an edge in identifying vehicles in the city.” The State Highway Patrol also supports dual plates, saying they help law enforcement at emergency scenes and in investigating hit-skip accidents or thefts at gas pumps. “The value the additional identifier on the front of the vehicle can be a valuable tool for law enforcement when a crime occurs,” said patrol spokeswoman Lt. Anne Ralston. Patmon said dropping the front-plate requirement also would deter selective enforcement by police targeting cars solely because the front plate is missing.

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police made regular crime runs to the Cleveland street where three women were held captive in a house over a decade before escaping to freedom, a crime analysis published Sunday shows. Since the 2002 abduction of the first victim, Michelle Knight, Cleveland police went to the block along Seymour Avenue to take crime reports nearly 160 times. The analysis published by The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer says that amounted to just over one crime report a month over the past decade for a city block with fewer than 20 homes. According to the analysis, there were more than 35 assaults, many of them domestic crimes against women and some resulting in busted lips, bleeding noses and protection order violations. In addition, Cleveland police investigated a dozen drug-related crimes on the block. It was May 6 when Amanda Berry broke through a locked door, yelled to neighbors for help calling police and enabled Knight and Gina DeJesus to escape. A former school bus driver, 52-year-old Ariel Castro, has been charged with three counts of rape and four counts of kidnapping, including Berry’s 6-yearold daughter fathered by Castro. His defense team says Castro will plead not guilty. Two Castro brothers arrested with Ariel have been cleared and released. The crime analysis also showed 10 people were reported missing, some involving multiple reports about habitual runaways. The paper says all the missing apparently returned home to Seymour Avenue. Many of the other crime reports on Seymour Avenue, located near Interstate 90 just west of downtown, were quality-of-life crimes including break-ins, stolen cars and slashed tires. The paper compared the crime reports and found them more numerous than those on the section of Imperial Avenue where Anthony Sowell lived and preyed on women, raping and killing 11 and attacking several more, during a nearly 11-year stretch. Families who have lived on Seymour for years attribute housing decay to an increasing number of homes that became high turnover rentals. Others say the neighborhood seems safer in recent years after police chased away drug dealers. Records show narcotics officers searched three homes, including one two doors from Castro’s house. The Castro house has been boarded up and fenced off, with police keeping watch. ——— Information from: The Plain Dealer,

Ohio to bolster background checks COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio officials plan to bolster criminal background checks for those home health-care workers who provide direct care to the disabled and elderly. The state has received a $2.1 million federal grant to provide increased reviews for more than 100,000 workers who serve patients in Medicaid- and Medicare-funded settings. Gov. John Kasich’s administration said last week that Ohio also will provide $700,000 in

state funds to improve background checks. The money will help the state to extend the use of the attorney general’s fingerprint database to direct-care providers. Currently, workers receive a background check prior to being hired by their employers. As of January, the state instituted rules requiring post-hiring checks at least every five years. State officials say the electronic system, known as the attorney general’s Retained Ap-

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NATION/WORLD TODAY IN HISTORY BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Monday, May 20, the 140th day of 2013. There are 225 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 20, 1927, Charles Lindbergh took off from Roosevelt Field in Long Island, N.Y., aboard the Spirit of St. Louis on his historic solo flight to France. On this date: • In 1712, the original version of Alexander Pope’s satirical mockheroic poem “The Rape of the Lock” was published anonymously in Lintot’s Miscellany. • In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act, which was intended to encourage settlements west of the Mississippi River by making federal land available for farming. • In 1902, the United States ended a three-year military presence in Cuba as the Republic of Cuba was established under its first elected president, Tomas Estrada Palma. • In 1932, Amelia Earhart took off from Newfoundland to become the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic. (Because of weather and equipment problems, Earhart set down in Northern Ireland instead of her intended destination, France.) • In 1939, regular trans-Atlantic mail service began as a Pan American Airways plane, the Yankee Clipper, took off from Port Washington, N.Y., bound for Marseille, France. • In 1942, during World War II, the Office of Civilian Defense was established. • In 1959, nearly 5,000 Japanese-Americans had their U.S. citizenship restored after renouncing it during World War II. • In 1961, a white mob attacked a busload of Freedom Riders in Montgomery, Ala., prompting the federal government to send in U.S. marshals to restore order. • In 1969, U.S. and South Vietnamese forces captured Ap Bia Mountain, referred to as “Hamburger Hill” by the Americans, following one of the bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War. • In 1970, some 100,000 people demonstrated in New York’s Wall Street district in support of U.S. policy in Vietnam and Cambodia. • In 1988, Laurie Dann, 30, walked into a Winnetka, Ill., elementary school classroom, where she shot to death 8-yearold Nicholas Corwin and wounded several other children. After wounding a young man at his home, Dann took her own life. • In 1993, an estimated 93 million people tuned in for the final first-run episode of the sitcom “Cheers” on NBC.


One last bicycle ride EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon funeral home in Eugene offers natural burials where the ride to the person's final resting place is on the back of a threewheeled bicycle. Sunset Hills Cemetery and Funeral Home director Wade Lind says he got the idea from bikers and designed the pedal-powered hearse himself. It has an electric motor to give him a little help hauling the casket. KVAL reports Lind has bicycled five bodies so far and there's a waiting list for the service. The ride and a bamboo casket that looks like a basket costs about $3,500.

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Who won? Nobody knows yet ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) — Some lucky person walked into a Publix supermarket in suburban Florida over the past few days and bought a ticket now worth an estimated $590.5 million — the highest Powerball jackpot in history. But it wasn’t Matthew Bogel. On Sunday, he loaded groceries into his car after shopping at the Publix. He shook his head when asked about the jackpot. “It’s crazy, isn’t it?” he said. “That’s so much money.” It’s an amount too high for many to imagine. Compare it to the budget for the city of Zephyrhills: This year’s figure is just more than $49 million. The winning Powerball jackpot is 12 times that. Whoever has the ticket hadn’t come forward as of Sunday afternoon. “This would be the sixth Florida Powerball winner and right now, it’s the sole winner of the largest ever Powerball jackpot,” Florida Lottery executive Cindy O’Connell told The Associated Press. “We’re delighted right now that we have the sole winner.” Publix spokeswoman Maria Brous said that there are a lot of rumors about who won, but the store doesn’t know. “We’re excited for the winner or winners,” she said. Florida Lottery spokesman David Bishop said Sunday afternoon that it was doubtful the winner would come for-

ward that day. The ticketholder can’t claim the prize until Monday when the agency opens, he said. “It never happens this quickly,” Bishop said. “If they know they won, they’re going to contact their attorney or an accountant first so they can get their affairs in order.” O’Connell said Florida has had more Powerball winners than any other state but did not give any indication whether anyone had stepped forward with the winning ticket in Saturday’s drawing. But plenty of people in Zephyrhills — population 13,337 — are wondering whether it’s someone they know. Joan Albertson drove to the Publix early Sunday morning with her camera in hand, in case the winner emerged. She said she had bought a ticket at a store across the street, and the idea of winning that much money was still something of a shock. “Oh, there’s so much good that you could do with that amount of money.” Albertson said. “I don’t even know where to begin.” Zephyrhills is a small city in Pasco County, about 30 miles northeast of downtown Tampa. Once a rural farming town, it’s now known as a hotbed for skyAP Photo/Scott Iskowitz diving activity, and the home to large retiree mobile home SATELLITE TRUCKS line the parking lot where the highest parks and Zephyrhills bottled Powerball jackpot worth an estimated $590.5 million was sold, at a Publix supermarket in Zephyrhills, Fla. on Sunday. water.

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METRO-NORTH EMPLOYEES work at the site of Friday's train derailment in Bridgeport. Conn. on Sunday. Crews will spend days rebuilding 2,000 feet of track, overhead wires and signals following the collision between two trains Friday evening that injured 72 people, Metro-North President Howard Permut said Sunday.

Governor: Expect traffic mess HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Traffic in southwest Connecticut could be a mess for as much as a week until service is restored to the commuter rail line affected by a derailment that injured scores of passengers, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy warned Sunday. Malloy used dire language to describe traffic troubles for the work week ahead in an area that even in normal times is a pain for motorists. And the governor warned that the weather will not cooperate as rainy weather forecast will make driving a bit more treacherous. Malloy even urged commuters to stay out of the state if possible. “Tomorrow’s commute will be extremely challenging,” he said at a brief news conference in Hartford. “Residents should plan for a week’s worth of disruptions.” If all 30,000 affected commuters took to the highways to get to work, “we would literally have a parking lot,” the governor said. If a substantial number of affected consumers hit the roads, traffic will be “greatly slowed,” he said. The state will dispatch more state troopers and tow trucks to respond to car accidents that could come with crowded roads and slipper conditions, he said. “If you are going to New York and you get to

New York or you’re transporting yourself to New York you may decide that perhaps you should stay there for the duration of this disturbance,” Malloy said. Crews will spend days rebuilding 2,000 feet of track, overhead wires and signals following the collision between two trains Friday evening that injured 72 people. Nine remained hospitalized, with one critically. “This amounts to the wholesale reconstruction of a two-track electrified railroad,” he said. Several days of around-the-clock work will be required, including inspections and testing of the newly rebuilt system, Metro-North President Howard Permut said. The damaged rail cars were removed from the tracks on Sunday, the first step toward making the repairs. Starting with the Monday morning rushhour, a shuttle train will operate about every 20 minutes between New Haven and Bridgeport and two shuttle buses will run between Bridgeport and Stamford stations, state transportation officials said. For morning and evening peak commutes, limited train service will operate between Grand Central Terminal and Westport. State officials said travel times will be significantly longer than normal and trains will be crowded.

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian troops pushed into a rebel-held town near the Lebanese border on Sunday, fighting house-tohouse and bombing from the air as President Bashar Assad tried to strengthen his grip on a strategic strip of land running from the capital to the Mediterranean coast. With the regime scoring gains on the battlefield, the U.S. and Russia could face an even tougher task persuading Assad and his opponents to attend talks on ending Syria’s 26month-old conflict. Washington and Moscow hope to start talks with an international conference as early as next month, though no date has been set. Government forces launched the offensive on the town of Qusair just hours after Assad said in a newspaper interview that he’ll stay in his job until elections — effectively rejecting an opposition demand that any talks on a political transition lead to his ouster. Even though the regime and the main opposition group have not yet committed to attending the conference, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Sunday that he is hopeful it can take place “very soon,” possibly in early June. In addition to the U.S. and Russia, he said he has spoken with Britain, France, China and other key parties. Previous diplomatic initiatives have failed, in part because of divisions within the international community and because the regime and the armed opposition believed they could achieve more on the battlefield than in talks.

Honeybees trained to find land mines ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Mirjana Filipovic is still haunted by the land mine blast that killed her boyfriend and blew off her left leg while on a fishing trip nearly a decade ago. It happened in a field that was supposedly demined. Now, unlikely heroes may be coming to the rescue to prevent similar tragedies: sugarcraving honeybees. Croatian researchers are training them to find unexploded mines littering their country and the rest of the Balkans.

When Croatia joins the European Union on July 1, in addition to the beauty of its aquamarine Adriatic sea, deep blue mountain lakes and lush green forests, it will also bring numerous un-cleared minefields to the bloc’s territory. About 750 square kilometers (466 square miles) are still suspected to be filled with mines from the Balkan wars in the 1990s. Nikola Kezic, an expert on the behavior of honeybees, sat quietly together with a group of young researchers on a re-

cent day in a large net tent filled with the buzzing insects on a grass field lined with acacia trees. The professor at Zagreb University outlined the idea for the experiment: Bees have a perfect sense of smell that can quickly detect the scent of the explosives. They are being trained to identify their food with the scent of TNT. “Our basic conclusion is that the bees can clearly detect this target, and we are very satisfied,” said Kezic, who leads a part of a larger multi-

million-euro program, called “Tiramisu,” sponsored by the EU to detect land mines on the continent. Several feeding points were set up on the ground around the tent, but only a few have TNT particles in them. The method of training the bees by authenticating the scent of explosives with the food they eat appears to work: bees gather mainly at the pots containing a sugar solution mixed with TNT, and not the ones that have a different smell.


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Six local students took the Top Talent Rating in the Piano Guild auditions of the American College of Musicians in Sidney in April. Top Talent means the student’s preparation shows he or she is adequately equipped musically and technically to appear before any audience anywhere, even though newspaper critics may be in the audience to herald his or her faults and virtues to the world. This years adjudicator was Lizbeth Atkinson, of Columbus. She is a graduate of Brigham Young UniverTuesday Morning sity with a degree in • Brukner Nature Center, 5995 Horseshoe Bend piano performance and Road, Troy, hosts a bird walk at 7:30 a.m. Free and pedagogy and teaches open to the public. (937) 698-6493. in a private studio

• The New Knoxville Public Library Moms Club meets at 6 p.m. • Art Study Group meets at 6 p.m. For information, contact Starr Gephart at 295-2323. • Overeaters Anonymous, a 12-step group offering experience, strength, and hope to anyone who suffers from an eating disorder, meets at 7 p.m. at Hillcrest Baptist Church, 1505 S. Main St., Bellefontaine. Use the rear parking lot and door. • The Narcotics Anonymous group, Vision of Hope, group meets at 7 p.m. at Russell Road Church, 340 W. Russell Road. • Sidney Boy Scout Troop 97 meets at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ. All new members are welcome. For more information, call Tom Frantz at 492-7075. • TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at 7 p.m. at Faith Alliance Church, New Knoxville Road, New Bremen. • Women of the Moose meets at 7 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, on the corner of Broadway Avenue and Russell Road.

Tuesday Afternoon • The Narcotics Anonymous group, Addicts at Work, meets at noon at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 120 W. Water St. • The Springfield Regional Cancer Center in Springfield hosts a support and education group for cancer patients and their families from noon to 1:30 p.m. The groups are free and open to anyone who has a need for cancer education and support. For more information, call the cancer center at (937) 325-5001 or the American Cancer Society at (937) 399-0809.

Tuesday Evening • Head, Neck and Oral Cancer Support Group for patients and caregivers meets at St. Rita’s Regional Cancer Center in the Garden Conference Room from 5 to 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (419) 227-3361. • The Highly Recommended Book Club meets at the Francis J. Stallo Memorial Library in Minster at 6:15 p.m. • The Narcotics Anonymous group, Living the Basics, meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Apostolic Temple, 210 Pomeroy Ave. • The Shelby County Genealogical Society meets at 7 p.m. in the First Church of God on Campbell Road. The speaker will be Scott Trostel, who will talk about the 1913 flood. The public is welcome. Use the rear door. • The Brain Injury Support Group meets at 7 p.m. in conference rooms A and B at the Upper Valley Med Center, North Dixie Highway, Troy. This group meets to support the caregivers and see the progress of survivors. For information, call (937) 339-0356. • Pleaides Chapter 298 Order of the Eastern Star meets at the Masonic Temple at the corner of Miami Avenue and Poplar Street at 7:30 p.m. • The Miami-Shelby Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Greene Street UMC, 415 W. Greene St. at Caldwell Street. All men interested in singing are welcome and visitors are always welcome. For more information, call (937) 778-1586 or visit • The Al-Anon Sidney Group, for friends and relatives of alcoholics, meets from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church on the corner of North Street and Miami Avenue. All are welcome. To access the Community Calendar online, visit and click on “Living” and then on “Calendar.”

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Vets Service group gives relief Veterans Service Commission met May 8 at the Veterans Service Office and voted to provide financial relief to two veterans and their beneficiaries in the total amount of $2,300. Additionally, 20 veterans were assisted from April 25 to May 8 in the amount of $3,710.45. The commission discussed the need to schedule furnace installation as provided by Monumental Building trustees. It was reported that the VA regional office released new desktop apps for service officers. Two office personnel were at the spring conference for service officer training in Independence. The commission reviewed designs for new business cards and the Memorial Day program. Memorial Day flowers for Graceland Cemetery are 99 cents each. The next VSC meeting will be May 22 at 5 p.m.

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Lochard to chair UW drive the SCUW 2013 Scott Barr, Strengthening Shelby County Families and InUnited Way dividuals alloca(SCUW) execution team. tive director, has “Serving on announced the the allocation 2013 campaign team this year, I chairman will be have seen firstMike Lochard. hand the system are “We Lochard of checks and pleased that balances that Mike has agreed to lead our 2013 cam- Shelby County United paign. Mike is a life- Way has in place to long Sidney resident help the agencies rewho is an active com- ceiving funds and inmunity citizen and re- sure those funds are spected business being used to help the citizens of Shelby leader,” Barr said. Lochard served on County meet their

needs. This observation gives me confidence that monies given through the United Way are truly impacting the lives of Shelby County citizens in a positive way,” Lochard said. Lochard is president of Lochard Inc., a family-owned business in which he has been employed for 27 years. He is a graduate of Sidney High School. He is married to his wife, Annette, and they have three children. Lochard is the cur-

rent chairman of the Board of Directors of the Sidney-Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, a committee member of the Shelby County Building Code of Appeals, and Oversight Committee member for the Sidney Loyal Order of the Moose. He is an active member of Sidney VESPA and past president of the Shelby County Home Builders Association. This year’s campaign will kick off on Sept. 12.

Springfield radio station to host first leg of national singing contest SPRINGFIELD — Open to vocal and/or instrumental performers, the 32nd annual Texaco Country Showdown, hosted by K99.1 FM, is coming to Springfield. America’s largest country music talent search was designed to find the most promising country music talent in the United States by giving aspiring artists a chance to launch their professional careers. Individual acts or groups with up to seven members are welcome to compete. Acts also must not have performed on a record charted in the top 100 country format of Billboard, Radio and Records, or the Gavin

Report within 18 months preceding local competition. Interested contestants can submit their entries to K99.1 FM in three ways: Submit an MP3 online at http://www.k99online.c om/; take a CD to the K99.1 FM studio, or mail it to Jennifer Perkins, Attention: Texaco Country Showdown, 1611 S. Main St., Dayton, OH 45409. To ensure fairness, a uniform judging system is used on all levels of competition. All entries must be submitted by 5 p.m., June 28. The 10 best singers and/or bands will be invited to the Miami Valley Texaco Country Showdown Finals on

July 25 at the 2013 Clark County Fair. From there, one winner will be selected to advance to the state finals. Local winners advance to more than 40 state contests, where the prizes include $1,000 in cash and the opportunity to compete at one of five regional contests in the fall. The five regional winners receive an expensepaid trip to the national final held at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville to compete for $100,000 and the national title. Approximately $200,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded nationwide. “This is K99.1 FM’s

third year hosting the show and we know the Miami Valley has some talented country artists,” said Jennifer Perkins, radio promotions manager for Cox Media Group Ohio. “We’re really hoping our station is the one that sends a winner to Nashville!” Thousands of performers compete annually for the Country Showdown title. Each spring, hometown talent contests sponsored by more than 500 local radio stations across the country pave the road to stardom. For information, contact Perkins at jenn i f e r. p e r k i n s @ c m g o or (937) 259-2153.

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Diabetes group to meet Wilson Memorial Hospital will host a diabetes support group program May 28. The featured topic will be “Food Safety for People with Diabetes,” and it will be presented by Molly Douglas. The program will be in the lower level conference

room of the Professional Building (Door No. 4) from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Participants will learn why food safety is especially important for diabetics and what foods are best for diabetics. The program is offered free of charge and no registration is necessary. For information, call 494-5208.

Kiwanians learn about Price Foundation Pam Carter was the guest speaker at the Kiwanis Club of Sidney on May 8. Carter is a member of the local chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation. The foundation is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charity founded in 1999 dedicated to restoring traditional, nutrientdense foods to the American diet through education, research and activism. In the early 1930s, a Cleveland dentist, Preston A. Price, began a seof unique ries investigations, Carter said. For more than 10 years, he traveled to isolated parts of the globe to study the health of populations untouched by western civilization. His goal was to discover the factors responsible for good dental health. His studies revealed that den-

of animal food. A number of dietary guidelines and dangers can be found at h t t p : / / w w w. w e s t o n The Sidney Noon Kiwanis English Student and highest, she said. Prior to Carter’s reClub named Bradley Wells its honors. June, 2013 Teen of the Among his extra-curricu- marks, President Phil Month. lar, community activities, Warnecke called the Wells is a senior at Houshonors and awards are stu- meeting to order. The inton High School and ranks dent council, track and field, vocation was given by Difirst in his class, with a grade Academia Team, president of Anne Karas and the group was lead in song by point average of 4.0. Environmental Club. He is the son of Denise Wells is also a member of Ralph Bornhorst, accomWells. He has one sister, Spirit Mob, Relay for Life and panied by Don Tangeman Wells on the piano. Rick Rachel, 15. Bowl for Kid’s Sake. His academic activities, He is the senior class pres- Lunsford presented Fun & Games: five trivia queshonors, and awards include National ident. Honor Society, Honda – OSU Math He plans to attend Miami Univer- tions regarding various inventions. Medal, Top Spanish Student, Top sity to major in zoology. Jim Stevenson gave an tal cavities and deformed ture between those on na- dients. All traditional cul- update on the Great Ohio dental arches resulting in tive diets and those tures consume some sort Bicycle Adventure. The crowded, crooked teeth whose parents had were a result of nutri- adopted the “civilized” tional deficiencies, not in- diets of devitalized herited genetic defects. processed foods. The difCarter showed a num- ferences were striking. ber of photographs of peoThe diets of healthy, ple from various non-industrialized peocountries, comparing the ples contain no refined or difference in facial struc- denatured foods or ingre-

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Foster Care Month engenders partnership initiatives COLUMBUS — May is National Foster Care Month, and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) has joined Gov. John R. Kasich in recognizing Ohio’s foster parents and kinship caregivers for their kindness and generosity in caring for children whose parents cannot. “It is never easy when a child must be removed from his or her home,” said ODJFS Director Michael Colbert. “Ohio’s foster families and kinship caregivers provide safe, stable homes for children in need. They make an extraordinary contribution to the children in their care, to their communities and to the state as a whole. I commend them for their unwavering commitment to children in need.” Over the last year, ODJFS began two partnerships that will improve Ohio’s foster care system for older children and teens. The agency has part-

annual ride through various parts of Ohio will stop in Sidney on June 15. Approximately 2,500 riders are expected. Gary Carter announced that all of the scholarships have been awarded and the winners will be in attendance at the May 29 meeting to be introduced to the members. Two new members will be inducted at the May 15 meeting. Karas conducted an auction which netted $11 for The Eliminate Project. The Sidney Kiwanis meets at noon every Wednesday at the Sidney Moose Lodge. For information, call 710-4944.

nered with the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption to place adoption recruiters trained in the “Wendy’s Wonderful Kids” model in counties around the state. Research has shown that children served with this method are up to three times more likely to be adopted. The recruiters are focusing solely on finding adoptive homes for older children who have been in foster care for more than two years. Ideally, all children will find permanent, loving homes. When that doesn’t happen, ODJFS still works to make their experience in foster care the best it can be. Earlier this year, the agency partnered with Big Brother Big Sisters to launch a program called “Connecting the Dots from Foster Care to Employment and Independent Living” in eight pilot counties. For younger teenagers in foster care, Connecting the Dots offers mentoring, educa-

tional supports and work-readiness training, so that if they turn 18 before finding permanent homes, they will be better prepared for life on their own. For older teenagers and young adults, it will offer improved independent living and employment services so that they will have more support, more guidance, more connections and more knowledge as they transition to work, vocational training or college, and independent living. Ohio has 12,741 children in foster care and 9,752 licensed foster parents. In addition, many children live with grandparents or other relatives when their parents cannot care for them. Ohioans interested in becoming foster parents or learning more about the foster care system should contact their county public children services agency. A directory of county agencies is available at

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Monday, May 20, 2013

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JACKSON CENTER — Jackson Center Spoons N’ Spools held a meeting on May 7 with the first order of business the club’s biggest fundraiser of the year — cow chip bingo at Jackson Center community days. The club is doing very well selling squares; if anyone is interested in a chance to win $500 cash all you need to do is purchase a square for $20. You can purchase a square from any Spoons N’ Spools member or advisors; Kristi Bayhan at 638-9577 and LeCresha Clark at 538-0670. All members will be work-

ing the cow chip bingo booth at Community Days and will be selling prepackaged kettle popcorn at the booth. All club members bought $5 in raffle tickets for the Jackson Center Community Days. The Shelby County Fair will run July 21-27. Modeling Contest forms, king and queen forms, and the pig and calf scramble forms are available if anyone is interested in any or all activities. Also anyone interested in running for Jackson Township rep on the Junior Fair Board, a petition form is available. This year’s

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tion, OSU Extension, Farm Bureau, the Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Farm Service Agency are sponsoring this meeting. A free, hot supper will be provided for those who attend. Pre-registration is required to Dr. Debbie Brown at OSU Extension, Shelby County by phone at 498-7239 or by e-mail at by June 3rd. Topics to be discussed will include promoting the 4-R’s, the impact of nutrients on water quality, promoting the use of best management practices, availability of cost share programs to address the issue, the benefits of using manure as a nutrient and its role in water quality, voluntary action vs. regulatory action, and developing trust with the public regarding nutrient management If you have any questions regarding how to become a County Committee Member or any program FSA administers, please contact the Shelby County FSA office at 492-6520. The writer is executive director of the Shelby County Farm Service Agency.


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Fairlawn FFA Chapter members went to Columbus to participate in State Convention on May 2-3. On the first day, students had the opportunity to tour “Graters Ice Cream.” Students attended the first convention session at this session the Fairlawn FFA accepted an award for donating more than $200 to the Children’s Hospital, the official charity of the Ohio FFA. The chapter’s President Emily Brautigam and Vice President Kara Short also took part in voting and the selection process for the new 2013-14 State FFA officers. On the second day, FFA members attended another convention session, learning about award opportunities in the FFA. During this session Mack Knupp and Short were recognized for their outstanding SAE’s by receiving a proficiency award. Both Knupp and Short placed fourth place in their Proficiency award areas in the state of Ohio, which recognizes student’s outstanding Supervised Agricultural Experience projects. Also at this session, the Fairlawn FFA was award for as a top 10 chapter in Ohio for chapter development. A chapter Development award is awarded to chapters who have gone above and beyond to make their chapter grow. Students accepting this award were Christine Ward and Emily Brautigam. The chapter was also recognized as a gold rated chapter overall which recognizes the top ten percent of chapters in Ohio. Ward and Elizabeth Bensman were also recognized for their Gold Rated Officer books. At this last session seven students in the chapter received their State FFA Degrees. This is the highest degree the State FFA can bestow upon its’ members. Students who earned their degree were Knupp, Luke Brautigam, Wesley Bolton, Short, Emily Brautigam, Haley Vondenhuevel and Bensman. These students had to earn more than $3,000 through their Supervised Agricultural Experience projects or work more than 500 hours with their projects.



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Maries Candies. The club enjoyed three demonstrations at the meeting. Riley Morris demonstrated “How to throw a discus,” Parker Morris demonstrated “How to make a pencil cross bow” and McGowan Katrina demonstrated “How to make people puppy chow.” Tiffany and Katelyn Bayhan provided refreshments. The club’s next meeting is June 9 at 7pm at Grace Lutheran Church. Demonstrations will be given by Katie Clark and Katelyn Bayhan, Sarah Clark, Kaneta Schaub, Olivia Clark and Mason Clark. Refreshments will be provided by Kaneta Schaub.

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nation forms for the 2013 election must be postmarked or received in the local FSA office by close of business on Aug. 1. Ballots will be mailed to eligible voters November 4th and must be returned by December 2, 2013. The elected Committee Member and Alternates will take office January 1, 2014. 4-R’s of nutrient management Grain and livestock producers and and landowners in Shelby and surrounding counties are encouraged to attend a free meeting to learn the latest on the 4R’s of Nutrient Management. This meeting will be held June 10 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Newport Sportsman’s Club, 5801 Rangeline Road, Houston. The 4-R’s are the Right source at the Right rate at the Right time in the Right place. Nutrient management is a critical topic at the forefront of discussions in Ohio agriculture today. It is important to use nutrients to maintain agricultural production levels while protecting The water quality. Shelby County Soil and Water Conservation District in participation with the Ohio Livestock Coali-

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that the 4-H camp registration forms were due by May 3. The club advisors reviewed various Jr. Fair rule changes and species dates for weighing, tagging, tattooing, etc. Dates for the Quality Assurance training are May 6 and 7. The next meeting was held May 19 at 7 p.m. in the Anna High School Cafeteria.

Webinar set COLUMBUS — Many Ohio livestock farmers will be subject to new requirements under the animal disease traceability system, according to rules published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) will host a members-only webinar to explain the requirements and answer questions. The online meeting will be May 29 from 7 to 8 p.m. Registration is required by May 28 at The webinar will be hosted by Dr. Leah Dorman, a veterinarian and OFBF’s director of food programs. She will be joined by Ohio’s state veterinarian Dr. Tony Forshey of the Ohio Department of Agriculture and by USDA veterinarian Dr. Susan Skorupski.


Sidney Daily News, Monday, May 20, 2013

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Houston seniors honored at graduation HOUSTON — Members of the Houston High School Class of 2013 received their diplomas Sunday afternoon as their families and friends gathered to watch. It marked the end of 12 years of hard work, but the beginning of college, work or military service. The class valedictorian is Bradley Wells, the son of Denise Wells. He was first in his class with a 4.0 grade-point average. The salutatorian is Jenna Hooks, the daughter of Scott and Tina Hooks. She was second in her class with a 3.982 GPA. Wells, 18, plans to attend Miami University and major in zoology/biochemestry. Hooks, 17, plans to attend Urbana University and major in secondary English education. Both students briefly addressed the crowd and were presented with trophies in honor of their accomplishments. The top 10 students in the Class of 2013 were recognized for their accomplishments. Those students had the top accumulative grade-point averages for all classes taken between the ninth and the 12th grades. They were presented awards by Superintendent Larry Claypool. They were Bradley Wells, Jenna Hooks, Kortney Phipps, Ashlan Jester, Nicolette Holthaus, Annie Niswonger, Madison Schaffner, Kiaya Shellenberg, Seth Clark and Andrew Roberts,

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HOUSTON HIGH School graduates through their caps into the air following the graduation ceremony Sunday. The seniors chose the teacher. The video fea- dents who have donated class motto, “What is the tured the Class of 2013 in blood at least three times answer to question No. their senior photos and as at local blood drives. 8?” and chose the class babies and included other Houston High School parcolors of blue and silver. photos of the students ticipated in the program The class song was “Seize through their school ex- under the leadership of the Day,” by Avenged Sev- periences. the National Honor Socienfold. The class flower A number of students ety, and organized the was bleeding hearts. were honored during the second schoolwide blood Those attending the ceremony, including those drive this spring. Each graduation watched a receiving an honors student wearing the red video slide show put to- diploma. The diploma cord was being recognized gether by seniors Jordan with honors is presented for that contribution. Acker, Maddy Schaffner, to those students who Those students honored Bradley Wells and Taylor have met the criteria set were Christopher Abbott, Willoughby. They were by the Ohio Department Levi Barger, Raven assisted in preparing the of Education. Those stu- Bolden, Heather Davis, video by Glenn Brown, a dents were Tyler Davis, Justin Henry, Ashlan Houston High School Nicolette Holthaus, Ash- Jester, Madison Schaffner math and computer lan Jester and Bradley and Ashley Welbaum. Wells. Students were preAwards of Merit were sented their diplomas also presented to the fol- after meeting the requirelowing students who met ments set by the Ohio Decriteria for the award as partment of Education established by the Ohio and the Hardin-Houston Department of Educa- Local Board of Education. tion. Those students in- The diplomas were precluded career tech sented by Bill Clark, presstudents Seth Clark, ident of the Brice Rehfus and Taidge Hardin-Houston Local The college Board of Education, and Ritter. preparatory students re- by Claypool. After receivceiving the award were ing their diplomas, the Angela Gilkeson, Nico- students were led by class lette Holthaus, Jenna President Bradley Wells Hooks, Ashlan Jester, in the turning-of-theAnnie Niswonger, Kort- tassel ceremony. ney Phipps, Andrew Among seniors receivRoberts, Kiaya Shellen- ing diplomas was Thomas berg, Alex Vondenhuevel, Edward McCoy. His name Bradley Wells, Taylor was inadvertently left off For photo reprints, visit SDN Photo/Todd B. Acker Willoughby and Dylan a list of graduates provided earlier by the HOUSTON HIGH School valedictorian Bradley Wilson. A number of students school. That list appeared Wells, 18, son of Denise Wells, of Sidney, adwere honored with a red in Friday’s edition. dresses his fellow classmates Sunday. cord that recognizes stuA number of students

were recognized for their career plans and any awards presented by their respective colleges were announced: • Christopher Abbot, Bowling Green State University — psychology • Jordon Acker, Edison Community College — undecided, $500. • Levi Barger, U.S. Navy. • Raven Bolden, Edison Community College — art. • Justin Butt, Sinclair Community College — auto tech. • Seth Clark, Bluffton University — mathematics education, $80,000. • Aspin Crowder, Edison Community College — Undecided. • Arlen Davis, Shawnee State University — video game design. • Heather Davis, Ohio State University — ag science education, $250. • Tyler Davis, Bluffton University — accounting, $81,850. • Angela Gilkeson, Edison Community College, physical therapy assistant. • Mackenzie Goings, Edison Community College — criminal justice. • Justin Henry, Edison Community College — psychology. • Nicolette Holthaus, Urbana University — undecided, $68,700. • Jenna Hooks, Urbana University — secondary English education, $84,800. • Amber Huntzinger, University of Rio Grande — undecided. • Ashlan Jester, Edison Community College — undecided, $2,650. • Cody Jones, University of Northwest Ohio — diesel mechanics. • Alexandria Koontz, Miami-Jacobs College — nail tech. • Brittan Martin, Edison Community College — undecided. • Thomas McCoy, Edison Community College — business management. • Shay Miller, Edison Community College — education. • Leah Mounts, Edison Community College — criminal justice. • Annie Niswonger, Edison Community College — associate of arts. • Kyle Patterson, Shawnee State University — video game design,

$4,000. • Kortney Phipps, Urbana University — athletic training, $55,200. • Taidge Ritter, Edison Community College — nursing. • Samantha Runkle, Edison Community College — early childhood education. • Andrew Roberts, Johnson University — preaching and youth ministry. • Madison Schaffner, University of Cincinnati — $8,000. • Kiaya Shellenberg, Ohio State University — forensic biology/premed, $39,000. • Alyssa Stang, Ball State University — speech pathology. • Alex Vondenhuevel, Wright State University — international business, $8,500. • Bradley Wells, Miami University — zoolo g y / b i o c h e m i s t r y, $21,500. • Taylor Willoughby, University of Cincinnati — undecided. A number of students were local scholarship award winners and those scholarships were not announced until the graduation ceremony. Students who learned they are receiving scholarships, the name of the scholarship and the amount are Scott Ayers Memorial ($500): Ashlan Jester; HardinHouston Athletic Booster ($250): Tyler Davis and Nicolette Holthaus; Hardin-Houston Band Booster ($250): Ashlan Jester; Hardin-Houston Board of Education ($300): Nicolette Holthaus, Jenna Hooks, Ashlan Jester and Bradley Wells; HardinHouston Education Association ($1,000): Bradley Wells; Houston Community Improvement Association ($500): Jenna Hooks, Ashlan Jester and Kortney Phipps; Kauffman Family Foundation ($1,500): Kortney Phipps; Mary E. Patterson Scholarship ($1,000): Tyler Davis and Bradley Wells; Clarence Knouff Memorial ($1,000): Kortney Phipps; Grace Knouff Memorial ($1,000): Ashlan Jester; Pepsi Partnership ($250): Heather Davis; and Roy and Gertrude Roeth Memorial ($1,000): Kiaya Shellenberg.

Diplomas presented to 43 Fairlawn graduates Class of 2013 Honor Students are: Abigail Blanford, Emily Boerger, Victoria Butterfield, Grant Covault, Cole Cummings, Dustin Edge, Ryan Elliott, Trey Everett, Samantha Forman, Anthony Gillem, Dylan Harris, Elias Helman, Jessie Hughes, Ryan Lessing, Tyler Matthews, Cody McDonald, Samantha Morris, Nathaniel Ordean, Maci Pauley, Zachary Rogers, Marie Rose, Mykaila Russell, Haley Slonkosky, Abby Stemen and Kaileigh Tucker. The school reported students received $470,000 in total scholarships, but only the following scholarship winners were released to the Daily News: Grant Covault — Robert and Thelma Sargeant Scholarship, $1,000. Cole Cummings — Seth A. Rogers Memorial Scholarship, $500. Trey Everett — Robert and Thelma Sargeant Scholarship, $1,000, Bonnie Adkins Teachers Association Scholarship, $1,000, Seth A. Rogers Memorial Scholarship, $500, FairFor photo reprints, visit SDN Photo/Steve Egbert lawn Local Boosters SENIORS OF Fairlawn’s graduating Class of 2013 wait patiently in the hall of the Scholarship, $500. high school before entering the gymnasium to receive their diplomas Sunday. Elias Helman — Forty-three members of the Fairlawn High School Class of 2013 were presented diplomas Sunday afternoon during commencement exercises at the school. Speakers at the graduation included valedictorian Elias Helman, son of Jeff and Cindy Helman, salutatorian Samantha Morris, daughter of Elizabeth Morris, and class president Trey Everett, son of Tim and Jackie Everett. The late Kyle Anthony Burch, a classmate who passed away in elementary school, was recognized with an honorary diploma.

“Before I begin, I would like to draw your attention to the empty chair sitting here,” Everett said in his remarks. “It is for our classmate Kyle Burch, who we truly miss,” Everett said. “He left us very young, in the fifth grade, and we truly wish he was here with us today. He was a member of our class and will always be a member of our class. He will never be forgotten.” In his address, Helman challenged his classmates to show what they can do in the future and reminded them they will create their destiny.

“I hope that one day what we have achieved here will be outshone by our futures,” he said. “But for now, the world is quite ignorant of our abilities, and it is our job to go forth and show it just what we can do.” Morris said she and her fellow graduates are entering a new chapter in the their lives. “High school is over and we close the pages of our senior year,” she said. “But our new chapter is beginning. Each day is a blank page. “Class, fill it with memories and joy so that we can all look back and smile without regrets.”

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FAIRLAWN VALEDICTORIAN Elias Helman delivers his speech to the Fairlawn graduating Class of 2013 Sunday. Robert and Thelma Sargeant Scholarship, $1,000. Ryan Lessing — Robert and Thelma Sargeant Scholarship, $1,000, Fairlawn Board of Education Scholarship, $500, Kauffman Family Foundation Scholarship, $1,500. Samantha Morris — Robert and Thelma

Sargeant Scholarship, $1,000, Kauffman Family Foundation Scholarship, $1,500, Fairlawn Local Boosters Scholarship, $500. Haley Slonkosky — Robert and Thelma Sargeant Scholarship, $1,000. Abby Stemen — Studio Eleven Scholarship, $250.


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37 students receive JC diplomas JACKSON CENTER — During commencement exercises Sunday, Jackson Center High School conferred diplomas on 37 graduating seniors. were Diplomas awarded by Superintendent Bill Reichert and Board of Education President Brad Wren. Valedictorians Alex Meyer and Nathan Wahrer and Salutatorian Trey Elchert reminisced in a shared speech about highlights of 13 years of schooling in Jackson Center. “We have laughed together, cried together, and watched each other grow into the people we are today,” they said. “These last 13 years of school may have felt extremely long for some and too short for others; but we have all reached the end of this major chapter in our lives … We are all going to be traveling along on different paths, but if you follow those paths backwards, they all lead back to Jackson Center High School. We are all connected in a special way that only occurs here. Our camaraderie will outlast our separate paths, and in the end we can always look back and be proud of where we came from, the friends we had, and the lessons we learned from being the class of 2013 of Jackson Center High School.” Senior class adviser Cathy Tenney presented a multi-media piece about the class. The Rev. Daniel Hunt, of Petersburg Parish, delivered the invocation and benediction. The following awards were presented by Principal Jeff Reese: Music and Vocational Agriculture to Emma Regula; Family and Consumer Sciences to Madilyn Himmeger; Foreign Language, Science, Social Studies, Technology, Math and English to Nathan Wahrer; Art to Madison Reese; Vocational to Levi Winner; Scholar Athlete to Hannah Meyer; the Tom Meyer Athletic Booster Founder Award to Trey Elchert and Alex Meyer; the Glenn Smith Award to Trey Elchert and Hannah Meyer. The following scholarships were announced: • Trey Elchert: Academia Scholarship, Airstream Inc. Award, Tom Meyer Athletic Booster Founder Scholarship, Lucy Jenkins Me-

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JOEY FRYE, 18, son of Jim and Billie Frye, of Jackson Center, walks in the procession at the Jackson Center commencement ceremony. morial Scholarship, Plastipak Packaging ScholarGlenn Smith ship, Memorial (JC Area Growth Assoc.), Robert Grubbs Memorial, Jackson Center Education Foundation Scholarship, OSBCA Scholarship, Bluffton University Academic Honors with Distinction Scholarship, Opportunity Grant, Presidential Scholarship Award. • Kerstin Gasson: JC Community Corporate Award, 4-H – FFA Scholarship, JC Fire Department Scholarship, JC Rescue Squad Scholarship, Lacal Equipment Student Scholarship, Council Scholarship, Robert Grubbs Memorial, Terry Nolan Memorial Scholarship, Rhodes State College Post Secondary Scholarship, David and Marie Steiner Scholarship. • Madilyn Himmeger: Student Council Scholarship, JC Teachers Levi Strauss Scholarship, Plastipak Packaging Scholarship, Diane Lotz Memorial, Lipscomb University Memorial Grant, Bison Achievement Academic Scholarship, State Add-On Scholarship. • Bryant Hodge: US Air Force Post 911 GI Bill, Tuition Assistance Program. • Christian Mabry: US Marines Post 911 GI Bill, Tuition Assistance Program. • Alex Meyer: Airstream Valedictorian Scholarship, EMI Corporation Scholarship, JC Teachers Levi Strauss Scholarship, Tom Meyer Athletic Booster Founder

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Prayer breakfast Community members gathered at Christian Academy Schools Saturday for the annual Community Prayer Breakfast. The school’s gym was transformed into a dining area for the event. Guests (above photo) enjoy conversation while waiting their their meals. Barbara Greenbaum (right photo) holds her son, Matthew, during the prayer services.

Scholarship, Plastipak Packaging Scholarship, Robert Grubbs Memorial, Jackson Center Education Foundation Scholarship, Roger Heintz/JC Educational Foundation Grant, Lola Carmony Memorial Valedictorian Scholarship, National Wildlife Turkey Federation Scholarship, Academia Scholarship, Ohio Northern University President’s Scholarship, Ohio Northern University Polar Bear Scholarship, Ohio Northern University Grant. • Hannah Meyer: JC Community Corporate Award, JC Tiger Booster Scholar Athlete Scholarship, Glenn Smith Memorial (JC Area Growth Assoc.), UNOH Athletic Scholarship. • Tabatha Myers: JC Fire Department Scholarship, Dave Ware Memorial Scholarship, Airstream Inc. Award. • Brandon Poppe: US Army - GI Bill, Tuition Assistance. • Madison Reese: Sharon Wiessinger Memorial Award, JC Teachers Levi Strauss Scholarship, Mr. & Mrs. Robert Hodges Memorial Scholarship. • Emma Regula: Ivan Metz Memorial Scholarship, Plastipak Packaging Scholarship, Prodeva Scholarship, Jackson Center Board of Education Scholarship, Trupoint Scholarship, Ohio Association of Meat Processors Memorial Scholarship, Jackson Center Education Foundation Scholarship, Bluffton University Trustees Scholarship,

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JACKSON CENTER Board of Education President Brad Ware presents a diploma to his daughter, Jess Wren, 18, a member of the Class of 2013 Sunday. She is the daughter of Beverly Wren. Church Grant/College Match, Jackson Center 4H/FFA Scholarship, Grace Lutheran Church Endowment Scholarship. • Zachary Ruark: US Army-GI Bill, Tuition Assistance Program. • Nathan Wahrer: Masonic Lodge Scholarship, Robert Grubbs Memorial Scholarship, Airstream Valedictorian Scholarship, Jackson Center

Board of Education Scholarship, Academia Scholarship, Shelby County Law Enforcement Grant, Roger Heintz Memorial/JC Educational Foundation Grant, Lola Carmony Memorial Valedictorian Scholarship, Jerry Lacher Memorial funded by the JCEA, Miami University Class of 1955 Scholarship, J. Earl Pruden Scholarship,

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RedHawk Excellence Scholarship, RedHawk Grant, University Academic Scholars. • Jessica Wren: JC Junior American Club Scholarship, JC Teachers Levi Strauss Scholarship, Rising Sun Scholarship, Wright State University Promise Scholarship. • Isaac Yoder: US Air Force Post 911 GI Bill, Tuition Assistance Program.

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GENE R. HOELLRICH stands next to a canoe he built and has donated to the Shelby County Veterans to D.C. Committee. The canoe will be raffled off and all proceeds will be used for the September trip to D.C. for the veterans to see their memorials.

Fundraisers underway to send veterans to D.C. A “Wee Lassie” is going to help send Shelby County veterans to Washington, D.C., to visit the memorials built in their honor. Gene R. Hoellrich, of Sidney, has built the canoe “Wee Lassie,” which is based on a pattern popularized by the late Mac McCarthy in his book, “Feather Weight Boat Building.” This is the seventh canoe Hoellrich has built. “Twenty years ago I saw a canoe on top of a car,” said Hoellrich. “I got a book and built my first canoe. With the help of friends, two more canoes were built. He then built one for his daughter when she graduated from veterinary school. He has also built four woodstrip kayaks. The 11-foot, 6-inch canoe is built for one person, he said. The hull is western red cedar with an accent strip of aspen and walnut. It is covered in and out by fiberglass and marine epoxy and is varnished with exterior marine varnish. The small keel, decks, rails and thwart are either of local ash or walnut or a combination of the two. Hoellrich, a long-time

lawyer and retired judge in Darke County, said he spent around three months working on the canoe. He started it last fall. He and his wife, Patricia, a retired kindergarten teacher, wintered in Texas. When they came home in the spring, he finished the canoe. A veteran of the U.S. Army, Hoellrich decided the group sending veterans to D.C. would be a good charity to receive the canoe. Tickets for the canoe are $5 each or six for $25. Tickets will be available at the Sidney Farmer’s Market Saturday mornings. The winning ticket will be drawing during Applefest in September. The committee is also selling tickets for a hog raffle. This is a whole hog, processed any way the winner wishes (packaged, whole hog for a BBQ, or however they want). The club is also paying for the processing. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5. They are available from any committee member or at the Farmer’s Market on Saturday mornings. The drawing will be done at the Applefest along with the canoe drawing. The winner will be notified.

A group of volunteers will be producing a USO-style show at the Sidney American Legion Post 217 on June 29 at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be available along with entertainment, dancing, and good camaraderie. Admission price is $7 and the proceeds will go toward the Vets to D.C. trip scheduled for September. Tickets are available from any committee member, at the Farmer’s Market on Saturday mornings or at the Shelby County Historical Society building. The Watercutter family is sponsoring the fourth Watercutter Memorial Golf Scramble on July 20 at the Arrowhead Golf Course in Minster. This will be a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Good fun, food and lots of door prizes will mark this 18 hole, four-person scramble. Get a team together and call the Pro shop at Arrowhead, (419) 6283111, to get registered. Don’t have a team? Just call the Pro shop and they will take your name and try to get you fixed up. For more information about any of the fundraisers, contact Jody or Ray Prater, 6386326.

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Reds lose 3-2 in ninth Chapman ineffective again, gives up two solo homers

May 20, 1963 Don Umstead led local archers in the Shelby County Archery Club’s first Open tourney of the season, by taking the 175-class event. Umstead fired a noteworthy 391 to head his particular group.

25 years ago May 20, 1988 Once again the Lehman Cavaliers are the Class A District baseball champions, scoring two runs in the first and making them stand up for a 20 win over Southeastern. Tony DePriest had three singles in four trips and was the only player to have more than one hit.

10 years ago May 20, 2003 Sidney native Billy Shoffner was named the Northwest Central Conference baseball coach of the year in all-league voting after leading the Riverside Pirates to a 7-0 league record. Shoffner’s team had five players named to the all-NWCC first team.

CALENDAR High School sports TONIGHT Softball Division III Sectional finals Versailles vs. Miami East at Brookville, 5 p.m. —— TUESDAY Softball Division IV Sectional finals Houston vs. Triad at West Liberty, 5 p.m. Russia vs. Covington at Tipp City, 5 p.m.

OF LOCAL INTEREST Hoying battling injury Texas Rangers outfield prospect and Fort Loramie native Jared Hoying found himself in a rehitting cent slump for the "AA" Frisco Roughriders of the Texas League. He began to come out of it against visiting San Antonio on Friday night with a grand slam homer in his final plate appearance. On Saturday he opened with a double but injured his hamstring while baserunning and was removed from the game on his 24th birthday. On Sunday afternoon he confirmed a hamstring pull and said he will be out at least the customary minimum of seven to ten days. Hoying also had a hamstring injury during 2010, his rookie year in pro baseball. His current batting average is .242. He could be placed on the disabled list for a minimum of seven days.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “I don’t have the slightest clue. People just want to hate. That’s fine. I’m just lucky. NASCAR rigs the races and whatever they want to believe.” — NASCAR star Jimmie Johnson, after winning the AllStar Race Saturday. An error in a television graphic had fans thinking he should have started lower in the field

ON THIS DATE IN 1919 — Babe Ruth of the Boston Red Sox wins a game on the mound and at the plate as he hits his first career grand slam to beat the St. Louis Browns 6-4. 1941 — Ten days after his Preakness victory, Whirlaway races against older horses for the first time and defeats four rivals in the Henry of Navarre Purse at Belmont Park in New York.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A stunning ninth inning abruptly halted the Cincinnati Reds’ winning ways. Aroldis Chapman gave up consecutive homers to Freddy Galvis and Erik Kratz and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied for a 3-2 victory over Cincinnati on Sunday. Chapman (3-2) blew his second straight save opportunity after converting his first eight chances this season. The 100 mph throwing left-hander walked pinch-hitter Delmon Young on four pitches to open the ninth. Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee pinch-ran for Young and was caught trying to steal second base, but Chapman wouldn’t record another out. Kratz, who entered the game in the third inning after Carlos Ruiz left with a strained right hamstring, pulled a 3-2 pitch over the seats in left to tie it at 2-all. Galvis followed by lining a 1-1 pitch just inside the foul pole in left. “An unfortunate ending, stunning, but that’s the game,” Reds manager Dusty Baker said. “It kind of spoils you because you always expect (Chapman) to come through. We’ve got to get him out of the funk he’s in and hope it doesn’t last too long.” Chapman got off to a rough start Sunday against Young and seemed upset with plate umpire Tim Welke while facing the Philadelphia pinchhitter. “I thought I threw good pitches to the first batter,” Chapman said through an interpreter. And the lefty wasn’t disappointed with the location of Galvis’ homer, nor did he expect Sunday’s loss to linger. “A fastball where I wanted it,” he said. “I don’t see any problems. Everybody gets hit. Why not me?” The Reds appeared on their way to their ninth win in 10 games when Chapman entered.

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PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES’ Freddy Galvis leaps into the group of his teammates after hitting a game-winning solo-home run in the ninth inning of the MLB National League baseball game with the Cincinnati Reds Sunday in Philadelphia. The Phillies won 3-2. Jay Bruce homered and Homer Bailey tossed seven scoreless innings for the Reds. “I would’ve lost a lot of money if I’d bet on that one,” Bailey said. “But that’s the game.” Bruce led off the second with a towering shot to straightaway center to extend his hitting streak to 10 games. He is batting .390 with four homers and 12 RBIs during the spurt. Joey Votto also stayed hot by going 2 for 4 for the Reds. Votto extended his hitting streak to eight games, and he is batting 17 for 33 over the stretch. Bailey shut down the Phillies for the second time this season and left without a victory for the second time. He allowed five hits with three

strikeouts and a walk. He also got a no-decision on April 16 in a 1-0 loss to the Phillies when he pitched eight scoreless innings while allowing two hits with a career high-tying 10 strikeouts and no walks. It looked as if Bailey would earn the win this time before Chapman’s struggles. “Bailey pitched a great game,” Baker said. “It was a real tough one to lose.” The Phillies looked on their way to their seventh shutout of the season before the eighth inning. Chase Utley’s RBI single in the eighth inning snapped the Phillies’ rut of 16 scoreless innings. Ben Revere, returning to the starting lineup after sitting out the past four, had three hits for the Phillies. Re-

vere raised his average to .254. Jonathan Pettibone gave up two runs — one earned — and seven hits in seven innings and has yet to allow more than three earned runs in six career starts. The Reds added a run in the sixth on Todd Frazier’s RBI double. The run was unearned, though, as Votto advanced to second on Domonic Brown’s throwing error after leading off with a single. Philadelphia got to 2-1 in the eighth on Utley’s single that scored Revere, but Brown flew out to right with runners on first and second against reliever Sean Marshall to end the threat. But the Phillies made up for it in the ninth off Chapman.

Indians blank Mariners 6-0 CLEVELAND (AP) — Cy Young himself wouldn’t want to mess with the Indians right now. Justin Masterson struck out a season-high 11 in seven shutout innings and Michael Brantley hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs off Felix Hernandez as Cleveland toppled yet another former Cy Young Award winner on Sunday with a 6-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners. Brantley connected in the second inning off Hernandez (5-3), who failed to go at least six innings for the first time this season. The Indians, who improved to 17-4 since April 28, are 7-1 this season against Cy Young recipients. They’ve knocked off Hernandez, R.A. Dickey, David Price, Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, Bartolo Colon and Justin Verlander. The Indians are taking pride in knocking off trophy-winning pitchers. “We just take it as a challenge,” Indians first baseman Nick Swisher said. “We’ve got that scrappy-type and grittytype of team. It may not always be pretty, man, but somehow we’re going to find a way to get it done. We just love coming to the ballpark right now. “Things are rocking,” Swisher said. Before the game, Brantley said the Indians talked about taking down another trophywinning pitcher. “We’re loose and we’re not holding nothing back,” Brantley said. “Everybody has smiles on their faces. We just want to make sure we enjoy this. We’re playing great baseball right now and we just

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CLEVELAND INDIANS starting pitcher Justin Masterson, who played high school ball at Beavercreek, pitches in the first inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Sunday in Cleveland. Masterson pitched seven innings and gave up four hits. The Indians won 6-0. want to keep it up.” He worked ahead.” hits in five innings. HernanStaked to an early lead, The AL Central-leading In- dez struck out eight, including Masterson (7-2) was domi- dians are a baseball-best 20-7 the final three batters, but he nant for the second straight since April 20. was wasn’t on his game ‚Äî start. He allowed three sin“We’ve got a good thing and neither were the gles, easily outdueled Her- going in here,” Swisher said. Mariners. nandez and ran his “We’ve got a lot of confident, Seattle was only charged consecutive scoreless innings excited guys and we’re going with one error, but the streak to 19. He shut out the out and proving that.” Mariners made several menNew York Yankees 1-0 on four Following walkoff wins in tal mistakes that helped the hits in his previous outing. the first two games of the se- Indians. “From the very first pitch ries, Cleveland took the “You’re going to have of the game he came out fir- drama out of this one early, games like that when a couple ing,” Indians manager Terry building a 5-0 lead after two of things happen and you Francona said. “He was not innings against Hernandez. make a couple of mistakes,” only firing, but he was pitchThe 2010 Cy Young winner, Mariners manager Eric ing. He was using both sides who left his previous start Wedge said. “That’s what hapof the plate. He was using a after six innings with back pened to us. It was one of two-seamer, four-seamer, stiffness, came in with the those days for Felix and one of throwing breaking balls to league’s lowest ERA (1.53) those days for us.” both sides of the plate. He but it rose to 2.07 after he It’s not like Masterson kept going up, down, in, out. gave up six runs and eight needed much help.


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Lehman tennis duo wins sectional title BY ROB KISER Civitas Media DAYTON — Indoors or outdoors, Lehman senior Pierce Bennett and junior Mitchell Shroyer left no doubt they were the best doubles team in the Troy Division II sectional tournament. After playing their first two matches outdoors Tuesday at Troy, the semifinal and finals were moved to the Dayton Indoor Centre Courts Saturday. And the results were the same. The top seeds handled fourth seeded Michael Schmid and Dakota Smith of Northeastern 6-0, 6-2 in the semifinals, before taking care of second seeds Kenton Dickison and Jack Blevins of Milton-Union 6-0, 6-3 in the title match. The duo will be playing in the district tournament Thursday at the ATP Tennis Center near

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LEHMAN’S PIERCE Bennett returns the ball during the Division II Sectional Saturday. Kings Island — and it is Bennett’s fourthstraight trip to the district tournament. “No, way did we expect this,” Bennett said of rolling through the tournament without dropping a set. “The two guys from Northeastern are great at returning the ball and lobbing it. Those guys in the finals (Milton-Union) really hit the ball hard. So, I am pretty proud of what we have been able to accomplish.”


They are a dangerous combo. Bennett solid in all phases of the game with strong ground strokes and the soft-spoken, but athletic Shroyer making plays at the net as well as from the back line. “It feels pretty good (to be sectional champions),” Shroyer said. They also showed they are the most dangerous when challenged. In both matches, the won the opening set 6-0. “That’s huge,” Ben-

nett said. “But, at the same time, you still have to come back and win the second set. I think in both matches, we let our intensity drop a little at the start of the second set.” But, not for long. Against Northeastern, the Jets duo won the opening game of the second set, before Lehman won six of the next seven games to cruise into the final. “The guys just came out and dominated this morning,” Lehman coach Kristy Sherman said. “This was a great day for them.” Against MiltonUnion, things got a little more interesting — just made which Lehman more dangerous. After winning the first set 6-0 and taking a 3-1 lead in the second set, Lehman found themselves even at 3-3 in the second set after Milton hold of serve and break.

It was an uncharacteristic game for Bennett from the service line, where he appeared to be in some pain serving. “As I disclosed the other day, I have a minor injury that bothers me from time to time,” Bennett said. “But, that’s no excuse for me double faulting three times in one game.” But, the Cavaliers duo wasted no time responding. “I don’t really know how to explain it,” Shroyer said. “But, when we get in tough situations like that, we are able to play better.” Three games later, the match was over — with a Shroyer hold of server sandwiched in-between two breaks of Milton’s serve. “I just looked at Mitchell (Shroyer when it was 3-3),” Bennett said. “I said, ‘now is the time.’” Now, they await their draw for the district


COUNTY County Track Meet At Fort Loramie Friday’s results 100 hurdles – Leah Francis, R, 15.52 (new meet record); Quinter, FL 16.92; Bornhorst, B, 17.28; Nuss, F, 17.55; Voisard, R, 18.14; Michael, A, 18.31. 100 dash – Knoop, B, 13.3; Barlage, R, 13.43; Moore, FL 13.65; Heuker, B, 13.68; Roe, F, 13.7; Momon, H, 13.88. 800 relay – Russia (Leah Francis, Voisard, Dues, Heaton) 1:48.51l Loramie 1:54.55; Botkins 1:54.75; Jackson 1:56.88; Anna 1:58.25; Fairlawn 1:59.57. 1600 run – Westerheide, FL, 5:15.97; Borchers, R, 5:22.23; Lauren Francis, R, 5:27.46; Flora, B, 5:31.75; Waters, FL 5:44.18; Hooks, H, 5:58.96. 400 relay – Russia (Bornhorst, Leah Francis, Voisard, Barlage) 52.0; Loramie 54.64; Jackson 54.8; Botkins 55.14; Anna 55.15; Fairlawn 55.99. 400 dash – Heaton, R, 58.64; Heuker, B, 1:03.64; Geise, FL, 1:04.19; Momon, H, 1:04.96; Luebke, FL, 1:05.02; Dues, R, 1:05.72. 300 hurdles – Bornhorst, B, 48.31; Quinter, FL, 48.66; Leah Francis, R, 49.81; Voisard, R, 54.22; Michael, A, 54.9; Nuss, F, 56.04. 800 run – Westerheide, FL, 2:17.95; Flora, B, 2:24.36; Borchers, R, 2:29.95; Sherman, R, 2:33.45; Schulze, FL, 2:37.67; Guckes, B, 2:44.56. 200 dash – Heaton, R, 26.47; Meyer, JC, 27.77; Heuker, B, 27.79; Knoop, 28.19; Moore, FL, 28.24; Barlage, R, 28.34. 3200 run – Lauren Francis, R, 12:01.84; Kearns, R, 12:15.18; Schmitmeyer, FL, 12:34.62; Westerheide, FL, 12:38.89; Hooks, H, 12:49.02; Altstaetter, A, 14:14.57. 1600 relay – Botkins (Flora, Bornhorst, Christman, Heuker)4:21.69; Loramie 4:24.36; Russia 4:28.08; Anna 4:35.99; Fairlawn 5:09.62; Long jump – Kirstin Voisard, R, 14-5; Karissa Voisard, R, 14-3.75; Michael, A, 14-3.5; Fogt, JC, 13-11.25; Roe, F, 1311; Quinter, FL, 13-7.5. Discus – Cummings, F, 124-6 (new meet record); Fogt, JC 117-5; Luthman, FL, 103-4; Counts, B, 98-8.5; Greve, B, 850; Fogt, A, 84-0. Pole vault – Magoto, R, 90; Meyer, FL, 8-6; Nuss, F, 8-0; York, R, 8-0; Kremer, FL, 7-6; Buehler, B, 7-0. Final team standings — 1. Russia 180, 2. Loramie 116, 3. Botkins 101, 4. Anna 41, 5. Fairlawn 39, 6. Jackson Center 32, 7. Houston 16. Boys 110 hurdles – Everett, F, 15.36; Hoying, R, 17.08; Bruce, A, 17.24; Dickerson, FL, 17.84; Mayse, H, 17.93; Brackman, FL, 18.24. 100 dash – Cates, A, 11.11; Bollheimer, A, 11.25; Gillem, F, 11.3; Thornton, FL, 11.9; Acker, H, 11.95; Meyer, H, 12.21. 800 relay – Anna (Bruce, Rioch, Uderman, Bollheimer) 1:35.19; Fairlawn 1:37.22; Russia 1:37.24; Loramie 1:40.33; Houston 1:40.73; Jackson 1:46.45. 1600 run – Jester, H, 4:34.4; Larger, A, 438.09; Steinke, A, 4:39.54; Jones, B, 4:42.29; Siegel, FL, 4:44.56; Stickel, R, 4:58.04. 400 relay – Anna (Uderman, Bruce, Lindsey, Bollheimer) 45.85; Fairlawn 47.07; Russia 47.47; Houston 48.98; Loramie 49.16; Botkins 53.73. 400 dash – Cates, A, 51.98; Everett, F, 52.18; Monnin, R, 54.55; Arling, A, 55.37; Wahrer, JC, 56.02; Ball, R, 56.87. 300 hurdles – Hughes, F, 43.31; Brackman, FL, 43.59; Hoverstrydt, A, 44.4; Dicker-

tournament after getting two more matches under their belt. They are playing doubles together for the first time. “I think today was big for them,” Sherman said. “We are going to try and get them some more matches early in the week to get ready for district — because you know the Cincinnati teams are going to be strong. You never know with the draw — but they have put themselves in the best position they could.” And as they showed at sectionals, they will take nothing for granted. “Being a one seed doesn’t matter when you get down there,” Bennett said about district. “We have got to make sure we don’t let our intensity drop. We have got to go down there and play like a four seed.” The rest will take care of itself — rain or shine — indoors or outdoors.

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FAIRLAWN’S KATIE Nuss clears the bar on this attempt in the pole vault Friday night in the finals of son, FL, 44.88; Mayse, H, 45.59; Hoying, R, 46.6. 800 run – Jones, B, 2:06.51; Ball, R, 2:08.08; Berning, A, 2:08.34; Jester, H, 2:09.29; McKee, A, 2:10.01; Siegel, FL, 2:10.91. 200 dash – Cates, A, 22.95; Gillem, F, 23.72; Acker, H, 24.04; Thornton, 24.21; Busse, R, 24.26; Meyer, H, 24.78. 3200 run – Jester, H, 10:15.31; Larger, A, 10:29.24; Steinke, A, 10:30.04; Flora, B, 10:41.48; Stickel, R, 10:57.82; Siegel, FL, 11:02.02. 1600 relay – Anna (Arling, Berning, Rioch, Cates) 3:38.16; Russia 3:45.96; Loramie 3:50.05; Houston 3:50.53; Fairlawn 3:52.57; Jackson Center 4:18.64. High jump – Everett, F, 65; Poling, R, 6-1; York, R, 5-10; Lett, JC, 5-8; Booser, JC, 5-6; Braun, H, 5-6. Shot put – Paulus, R, 444.5; Grewe, A, 42-6.25; Spicer, A, 40-4; Poling, R, 39-9.25; Ferree, F, 38-5.5; Cummings, F, 380.5. Final team standings – 1. Anna 167, 2. Russia 103, 3. Fairlawn 99, 4. Houston 72, 5. Fort Loramie 52, 6. Botkins 23, 7. Jackson Center 11. Junior high girls 100 hurdles – Roe, A, 17.63. 100 dash – Gehret, A, 13.35. 1600 run – Goubeaux, R, 5:49.22. 400 relay – Anna (Comer, Gehret, Roe, Edwards) 55.37. 400 dash – Glover, A, 1:05.11. 800 relay – Anna (Comer, Barhorst, Schulze, Neer) 2:05.8. 200 hurdles – Roe, A, 33.13. 800 run – Goubeaux, R, 2:38.21. 200 dash – Glover, A, 28.3. 1600 relay – Botkins (Bailey, Flora, Jones, McGowan) 4:48.26. Long jump – Meyer, JC, 13-7.5. Discus – Hoehne, JC, 76-7. Pole vault – Bohman, R, 76. Final team standings – 1. Anna 180, 2, Loramie 116, 3. Botkins 101, 4. Anna 41, 5. Fairlawn 39, 6. Jackson Center

32, 7. Houston 16. Junior high boys 110 hurdles – Konst, A, 17.04. 100 dash – Layman, A, 11.78. 1600 run – Ballas, FL, 4:52.68. 400 relay – Loramie (Swick, Meyer, Thornton, Holdheide) 52.35. 400 dash – Layman, A, 55.79. 800 relay – Russia (Monnin, Cook, Monnier, Poling) 1:47.5. 200 hurdles – Tebbe, R, 27.72. 800 run – Ballas, FL, 2:16.69. 200 dash – Layman, A, 23.68 (new meet record). 1600 relay – Russia (Monnin, Seger, Monnier, Drees) 3:56.96. High jump – Wildermuth, JC, 5-2. Shot put – Miller, B, 40-9 (new meet record) Final team standings – 1. Russia 135, 2. Anna 120, 3. Botkins 61, 4. Fort Loramie 51. ——

GWOC Greater Western Ohio Conference North Division SIDNEY RESULTS Girls 100 dash – 5. Brandi Johnson 13.44. 800 relay – 4. Lewis, Davis, Timmons, Watercutter, 1:9.8. 1600 run – Stevie Shepherd 5:41.78. 400 relay – Johnson, Davis, Timmons, Watercutter, 51.29. 800 run – 1. Heather West 2:20.77. 200 dash – Brandi Johnson 26.87; 5. Kylie Watercutter 27.45. 3200 run – 3. Stevie Shepherd 12:21.64; 4. Heather West 12:29.97. 1600 relay – 4. Barr, Harvey, Lewis, West, 4:27.69. High jump – 5. Megan Lewis 4-6. Long jump – 3. Brandi Johnson 16-6.5; Mariah Bowser-Jones 14-8.25. Shot put – Bria Foy 348.25 Pole vault – 5. Tina Eche-

the County Track Meet at Fort Loramie. She finished third in the event. mann 9-6; 6. Lauren Boyd 9-0. Final team standings – 1. Troy 183, 2, Centerville 155, 3. Wayne 141.5, 4. Lebanon 133.5, 5. Springboro 115.5, 6. Fairborn 102, 7. Fairmont 95, 8. Miamisburg 87.5, 9. Sidney 83.5, 10. Vandalia 77.5, 11. Trotwood 75, 12. Greenville 72, 13. Xenia 66.5, 14. Northmont 65.5, 15. Beavercreek 58, 16. Piqua 34, 17. West Carrollton 22, 18. Springfield 6. All-Star Meet 1600 run – 8. Heather West 5:33.93. 800 run – 8. Heather West 2:20.77. Long jump – 4. Brandi Johnson 16-3. Shot put – 4. Bria Foy 357.25. Pole vault – 7. Tina Echemann 9-3. Boys 110 hurdles – 2. Jake Selanders 15.73. 100 dash – 3. Jacob Davis 11.49. 800 relay – Martin, Yates, Herd, Davis, 1:31.55. 1600 run – 6. Chris Musser 4:41.6. 400 relay – 3. Martin, Yates, fanon, Davis, 43.92. 400 dash – 5. Blake Steenrod 53.97. 300 hurdles – 3. Jake Selanders 42.31. 800 run – 5. Blake Steenrod 2:03.58. 200 dash – 4. Anthony Yates 23.33; 5. Kaleb Martin 23.36. 3200 run – 6. Chris Musser 10:31.41. 1600 relay – 4. Steenrod, Young, Rosengarten, Fannon, 3:40.79. Long jump – 5. Jacob Davis 19-3. Discus – 3. Andre Spillers 132-10. Shot put – 2. Andre Spillers 44-11.5. Pole vault – Quinten McKenzie 10-0. Final team standings – 1. Troy 145, 2. Lebanon 140, 3. Wayne 135, 4. Centerville 135, 5. Miamisburg 128, 6. Fairborn 117, 7. Northmont, Vandalia 116 (tie) 9. Trotwood 111, 10. Sidney 67, 11. West Carrollton 65, 12. Greenvile 61, 13. Springboro 59, 14. Beavercreek 58, 15. Fairmont 45, 16.

Springfield 33, 17. Piqua 24, 18. Xenia 15. All-Star meet 110 hurdles – 5. Jake Selanders 15.45. 100 dash – 5. Jacob Davis 11.23. 800 relay – 5. Martin, Yates, Herd, Davis, 1:31.54. Discus – 7. Andre Spillers 117-7. Shot put – 6. Andre Spillers 47-2.5. ——

MAC Midwest Athletic Conference Track meet Friday at Versailles Girls 100 hurdles – Rammel, C, 16.2; Horstman, NK, 16.23; Francis, V, 17.22; Meiring, M, 17.48; Platfoot, V, 17.53; Richard, M, 17.57; Berning, ML, 17.72; McClurg, NB, 17.82. 100 dash – Hess, ML, 12.99; Winner, V, 13.03; Barga, M, 13.2; Thobe, ML, 13.21; Winner, V, 13.23; Burgei, DSJ, 13.45; Rindler, C, 13.46; Dahlinghaus, M, 13.58. 800 relay – Versailles 1:46.11; Marion 1:50.27; Minster 1:50.35; Bremen 1:35.53; Coldwater 1:37.37; Marion 1:39.99; Delphos 1:41.91. 1600 run – Kanney, C, 4:54.8; Seas, C, 5:09.23; Boyle, NK, 5:20.47; Fausey, M, 5:30.03; Elking, NB, 5:30.68; Fliehman, V, 5:36.32; Wenig, V, 5:36.99; Joseph, DSJ, 5:38.29. 400 relay – Versailles 50.97; Minster 51.85; Marion 52.8; Bremen 53.19; Delphos 53.62; Coldwater 53.74; Parkway 54.15; St. Henry 54.89. 400 dash – Winner, V, 59.1; Thobe, ML, 1:00.0; Winner, V, 1:01.28; Barga, M, 1:01.7; Hemmelgarn, ML, 1:01.95; Honigford, C, 1:03.05; Jutte, M, 1:05.44; Niekamp, C, 1:06.19. 300 hurdles – Enneking, M, 47.39; Meiring, M, 47.84; Baker, P, 49.59; Horstman, NK, 4995; Winner, V, 50.31; Monnin, V, 50.44; Bonifas, DSJ, 50.47; Berning, ML, 50.64. 800 run – Kanney, C, 2:17; Slonkosky, M, 2:19.93; Brackman, NB, 2:27.59; Butler, M, 2:29.81; Wenig, V, 2:30.26; Hirschfeld, NB, 2:30.64;

Heitkamp, ML, 2:31.46; Siefring, C, 2:31.56. 200 dash – Winner, V, 26.64; Barga, M, 26.94; Hess, ML, 27.01; Thobe, ML, 27.03; Bohman, V, 27.04; Rammel, C, 27.6y3; Boyle, NK, 27.91; Dahlinghaus, M, 27.96. 3200 run – C. Seas, C, 11:31.99; L. Seas, C, 11:45.1; Bornhorst, M, 11:50.39; Burke, M, 11:59.85; Grow, V, 12:11.32; Sutter, FR, 12:15.76; Privette, NK, 12:23.25; Kunk, SH, 12:27.91. 1600 relay – Versailles 4:05.7; Versailles 4:11.17; Marion 4:13.99; Coldwater 4:20.52; New Bremen 4:24.64; St. Henry 4:25.2; Delphos 4:27.87; Parkway 4:33.13. Final team standings – 1. Minster 154.5, 2. Versailles 136.33, 3. Marion Local 124, 4. Coldwater 115.83; 5. New Bremen 42, 6. Delphos St. John’s 31, 7. New Knoxville 26, 8. Parkway 15.33, 9. St. Henry 12, 10. Fort Recovery 6. Boys 110 hurdles – Wilker, V, 15.82; Steinbrunner, V, 16.19; Stoner, M, 16.38; Schlater, C, 16.58; Bergman, C, 16.99; Reichert, SH, 17.01; Stein, P, 17.03; Westerbeck, NB, 17.19. 100 dash – Dippold, C, 11.51; Winner, V, 11.64; Mackie, NK, 11.71; Siefring, C, 11.74; Wilker, ML, 11.84; Stechschulte, M, 11.86; Kauffman, M, 11.89. 800 relay – Minster 1:30.84; Versailles 1:34.25; Parkway 1:35.52; New Bremen 1:35.53; St. Henry 1:36.97; Coldwater 1:37.37; Marion 1:39.99; Delphos 1:41.91. 1600 run – Prakel, V, 4:19.85; Slonkosky, M, 4:24.74; Hemmelgarn, SH, 4:27.38; Kuntz, NK, 4:30.05; Subler, V, 4:33.35; Dahlinghaus, M, 4:34.67; Kuess, C, 4:40.41; Strunk, P, 4:43.16. 400 relay – Minster 44.3; Delphos 44.65; Parkway 45.01; Versailles 45.72; Coldwater 46.15; Marion 47.1; Bremen 47.15; St. Henry 50.37. 400 dash – Winner, V, 49.84; Schultz, M, 49.85; Subler, V, 51.04; Kremer, NB, 51.87; Kauffman, M, 51.89; Mackie, NK, 52.07; Staugler, C, 52.94; Knebel, DSJ, 53.16. 300 hurdles – Pothast, V, 41.29; Westerbeck, NB, 42.04; Tebbe, M, 42.62; Sekas, M, 42.65; Schlater, C, 43.19; Wilker, C, 44.01; Reichert, SH, 44.04; Dennison, P, 44.46. 800 run – Prakel, V, 1:52.02 (new meet record); Rindler, SH, 1:58.04; Slonkosky, M, 1:59.21; Fausey, M, 2:00.14; Wenning, C, 2:01.04; Subler, V, 2:01.14; Knapke, ML, 2:02.76; Conley, DSJ, 2:08.89. 200 dash – Buettner, DSJ, 23.01; Dippold, C, 23.3; Mackie, NK, 23.46; Carmean, P, 23.5; Schultz, M, 23.61; Paulus, V, 23.7; Wolf, M, 23.73; Kremer, NB, 23.9. 3200 run – Hemmelgarn, SH, 9:48.13; Seas, C, 9:55.87; Schulze, SH, 9:59.9; Kuntz, NK, 10:04.98; Ware, V, 10:05.443; Dahlinghaus, M, 10:06.24; Rose, V, 10;14.49; Speckman, NB, 10:14.94. 1600 relay – Versailles 3:22.17 (new meet record); Minster 3:28.82; Delphos 3:32.14; St. Henry 3:37.28; Bremen 3:38.02; Marion 3:40.18; Coldwater 4:43.12; Parkway 4:43.91. Pole vault – Tebbe, M, 136; Huelsman, M, 13-6; Bergman, C, 13-0; Mestemaker, SH, 13-0; Dues, C, 12-6; Ferguson, NB, 12-6; Altenburger, DSJ, 12-0; Niekamp, SH, 11-0. Final team standings – 1. Versailles 162, 2. Minster 161, 3. Coldwater 108.5, 4. St. Henry 61, 5. Delphos 49, 6. New Knoxville, New Bremen 36 (tie), 8. Parkway 29, 9. Marion Local 19.5.


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RYAN HUNTER-REAY leads Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, into the first turn during a practice session on the second day of qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis Sunday.

Young American qualify easily Sunday

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Josef Newgarden and Graham Rahal took care of business right away Sunday. Less than 24 hours after getting bumped out of the top 24 starting spots, Newgarden and Rahal posted the two fastest four-lap averages on Bump Day, easily earning spots in the race. On a day that lacked the usual drama, tension and rumors, all nine drivers who made attempts on the second and final day of Indy qualifications made it into the 33-car field, though nobody had it easier than the two young American drivers — Newgarden and Rahal. “I don’t want to sound too confident, but I knew we would be fine,” Newgarden said after delivering the day’s best qualifying run at 225.731 mph. “I think we would have been OK yesterday if we would have had another shot at it.” Newgarden, the Tennessee native who finished fifth in Brazil, wanted to take another shot Saturday but was left sitting in qualifying line when the gun sounded at 6 p.m. He had to wait another 18 hours to get a second shot, this time leaving no doubt he belonged. His qualifying speed from Sunday would have been good enough for 21st, the outside of Row 7, if it happened a day earlier. Instead, he’ll start 25th, the inside of Row 9. Rahal had struggled all week — and not just because he was using a Honda engine. The nine drivers in the first three rows of the three-car, 11row grid are all powered by Chevrolets. The top

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Indy 500-Qualifying The Associated Press Indianapolis 500 Lineup Race May 26 At Indianapolis Motor Speedway Indianapolis With rank, car number in parentheses, driver, chassis-engine, time and speed in parentheses: 1. (20) Ed Carpenter, Dallara-Chevy 02:37.3689 ( 228.762). 2. (26) Carlos Munoz, Dallara-Chevy 02:37.6581 ( 228.342). 3. (25) Marco Andretti, Dallara-Chevy 02:37.7139 ( 228.261). 4. (5) EJ Viso, Dallara-Chevy 02:37.7907 ( 228.150). 5. (2) AJ Allmendinger, Dallara-Chevy 02:37.8264 ( 228.099). 6. (12) Will Power, Dallara-Chevy 02:37.8342 ( 228.087). 7. (1) Ryan Hunter-Reay, Dallara-Chevy 02:37.9614 ( 227.904). 8. (3) Helio Castroneves, Dallara-Chevy 02:38.0596 ( 227.762). 9. (27) James Hinchcliffe, Dallara-Chevy 02:38.5411 ( 227.070). 10. (4) JR Hildebrand, Dallara-Chevy, 02:38.2830 (227.441). 11. (98) Alex Tagliani, Dallara-Honda, 02:38.3209 (227.386). 12. (11) Tony Kanaan, Dallara-Chevy, 02:38.6260 (226.949). 13. (22) Oriol Servia, Dallara-Chevy, 02:38.7206 (226.814). 14. (19) Justin Wilson, Dallara-Honda, 02:39.0318 (226.370). 15. (7) Sebastien Bourdais, Dallara-Chevy, 02:39.1543 (226.196). 16. (9) Scott Dixon, Dallara-Honda, 02:39.1808 (226.158). 17. (10) Dario Franchitti, Dallara-Honda, 02:39.2434 (226.069). 18. (14) Takuma Sato, Dallara-Honda, 02:39.3681 (225.892). 19. (83) Charlie Kimball, Dallara-Honda, 02:39.3768 (225.880). 20. (16) James Jakes, Dallara-Honda, 02:39.4268 (225.809). 21. (77) Simon Pagenaud, Dallara-Honda, 02:39.5219 (225.674). 22. (60) Townsend Bell, Dallara-Chevy, 02:39.5438 (225.643). 23. (8) Ryan Briscoe, Dallara-Honda, 02:39.8117 (225.265). 24. (78) Simona De Silvestro, Dallara-Chevy, 02:39.8398 (225.226). 25. (21) Josef Newgarden, Dallara-Honda, 02:39.4816 (225.731). 26. (15) Graham Rahal, Dallara-Honda, 02:39.9948 (225.007). 27. (6) Sebastian Saavedra, Dallara-Chevy, 02:40.0503 (224.929). 28. (55) Tristan Vautier, Dallara-Honda, 02:40.0907 (224.873). 29. (18) Ana Beatriz, Dallara-Honda, 02:40.5823 (224.184). 30. (63) Pippa Mann, Dallara-Honda, 02:40.7109 (224.005). 31. (41) Conor Daly, Dallara-Honda, 02:41.0145 (223.582). 32. (91) Buddy Lazier, Dallara-Chevy, 02:41.1158 (223.442). 33. (81) Katherine Legge, Dallara-Honda, 02:41.3079 (223.176).

Honda qualifier was Canadian Alex Tagliani, the 2011 Indy pole-sitter. He’ll start 11th, the middle of Row 4, after going 227.386. Rahal, who drives for his father, Bobby, the 1986 Indy winner, couldn’t quite get his car right. But when it mattered Sunday, Rahal easily made it in with an average speed of 225.007 to claim the No. 26 starting spot — the middle of Row 9. “I’ve certainly had better (weeks), I’ve certainly had some that were more challenging,” Rahal said after locking up his sixth straight Indy start. “But there have been some mysteries behind a lot of our speed problems. I think the first few days people thought we were being extremely slow, but really we were just being

really conservative.” They were the lucky ones. Conor Daly, Buddy Lazier and Katherine Legge spent most of the afternoon trying to figure out how to get more speed — if they had to re-qualify their cars. Daly had a tough week. After flying back from two races in Spain, the airline lost his HANS device, and after Thursday’s crash A.J. Foyt’s crew had to rebuild Daly’s car. They were working overtime again Saturday night after Daly’s first qualifying attempted was derailed by puffs of smoke coming out of the rear end of the No. 41 car. But the 21year-old rookie from suburban Indy returned to the 2.5-mile oval Sunday and put his car on the inside of Row 11 with an average of 223.582.

Johnson wins 4th All-Star race CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Cross another milestone off of Jimmie Johnson's list. He stands alone in All-Star history. “Five-time” became the first four-time winner of NASCAR's annual All-Star race, breaking a tie with the late Dale Earnhardt and teammate Jeff Gordon on Saturday night. “To beat Jeff and Earnhardt, two guys that I have looked up to my whole life, two massive icons of our sport, this means the world to me,” Johnson said. He also joined the late Davey Allison as only

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the second driver to win back-to-back All-Star races. It was fitting that he did it at Charlotte Motor Speedway, the track Johnson, the five-time NASCAR champion, has dominated since his 2002 rookie season. Johnson has won six points races at Charlotte, led more than 1,600 laps and the win in the $1 million Sprint All-Star Race was his second straight, fourth in 12 years. He also won in 2003 and 2006. A day after Johnson overshot his pit stall during qualifying to

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earn a poor starting spot, his Hendrick Motorsports crew changed four tires in 11 seconds on the mandatory final spot to send Johnson back onto the track in second place for the final restart. He lined up inside of teammate Kasey Kahne for the final 10-lap sprint to the cash, and the two battled side-byside for a little more than a lap before Johnson cleared Kahne completely. He then sailed away to an easy victory. Joey Logano finished second and Kyle Busch was third.


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Belmont Stakes: Oxbow vs. Orb in the cards BALTIMORE (AP) ‚Äî Another year, another Triple Crown hopeful unable to come through. After Oxbow upset Kentucky Derby winner Orb in Saturday’s Preakness to extend racing’s Triple Crown drought to 36 years, the next best alternative for the Belmont Stakes is a rematch. And, it appears one is in the making. Both trainers are giving every indication their classicwinning colts will run in

the Belmont on June 8. “You know me,” Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas said after Oxbow’s 1 ¬æ-length victory over Itsmyluckyday, with 3-5 favorite Orb finishing fourth. “I like to rack them up in the big events. So, I’ll probably go.” Trainer Shug McGaughey says he’d like to run Orb in the Belmont as long as the colt is doing well. “The Belmont Stakes is on our radar screen,”

McGaughey said Sunday after arriving back at Belmont Park and checking on his Derby winner, who was vanned back earlier in the day. After a talk with Orb’s owners Ogden Mills “Dinny” Phipps and Stuart Janney III, McGaughey said, “We just all came to the conclusion that we should just watch Orb and see. I think everything is in good shape. We’d like to run. “But yesterday took a little bit out of him and

he’s already run five times this year and it’s only the middle of May. I’d sure like to have him fresh for Saratoga and a Jim Dandy/Travers kind of a go.” A year ago, there was great anticipation for a Triple try after I’ll Have Another won the Derby and Preakness, but the colt was scratched the day before the Belmont because of a tendon injury. The most recent of 20 rematches between classic winners in the Bel-

mont was two years ago, with Derby winner Animal Kingdom and Preakness winner Shackleford hooking up — but 24-1 long shot Ruler On Ice pulled the upset. Hours after Oxbow’s win at 15-1 odds gave Lukas his record 14th Triple Crown race win ‚— and sixth Preakness — the trainer and his colt where on the road back to Churchill Downs. If both show up for the 1¬Ω -mile Belmont,

a formidable lineup of challengers could be waiting. Todd Pletcher has five possible starters: Derby runners Revolutionary (third), Overanalyze (11th) and Palace Malice (12th), as well as a pair of fillies in Dreaming of Julia and Unlimited Budget. Other possibles include Derby runner-up Golden Soul, Mylute (fifth in the Derby, third in the Preakness), Freedom Child, Power Broker and Code West.

SCOREBOARD [5] 7. 82-Chris Douglas [3] 8. 6-Emily Gade [11] 9. 2-Ray Seach [21] 10. 48-Tim Cole [1] 11. 19-Bill Reimund [14] 12. 1High school Anthony Flannery [19] 13. 89-Keith Shockency [15] 14. 32-Scott Boyd Jr [20] TONIGHT 15. OOM-Bryan Martin [17] 16. 01C-AnSoftball drew Clark [2] 17. 57S-Billy Siferd [7] 18. Division III Sectional finals Versailles vs. Miami East at Brookville, O1-Jordan Shipley [12] 19. 27-Frank Paladino [13] 20. OO-Tommy Klein [16] 21. 5 p.m. 26-Justin Long [18]. —— K & N Modifieds TUESDAY Heat winners — Andy Bibler, Jerry Softball Bowersock, Todd Sherman, Chad RosenDivision IV Sectional finals Houston vs. Triad at West Liberty, 5 beck. B-Main (10 laps, top 4 transfer) — p.m. Russia vs. Covington at Tipp City, 5 1. F16-Jake Ruefer 2. 20K-Bill Keeler 3. 10-Brett Miller 4. 18N-Derrick Noffsinger p.m. 5. 6-David Sibberson 6. 23J-Jon Henry 7. —— 46-Andrew Johnston 8. 83K-Josh Kehle 9. WEDNESDAY 8C-Corey Bevard 10. 63-Troy Stewart 11. Baseball 25-Josh Lolmaugh 12. 33-Clint Reagle 13. Division IV Sectional finals Lehman vs. Riverside at Botkins, 5 21S-Mike Hohlbein. A-Main, 20 laps, [#]-starting posip.m. Russia vs. Fort Loramie at Piqua, 5 tion — 1. 65-Todd Sherman [4] 2. 44-Zack Schroeder [1] 3. 22T-Tony Anderson [9] 4. p.m. Minster vs. Convoy Crestview at Cold- 69-Tommy Beezley [11] 5. 5X-Jerry Bowersock [5] 6. 10-Brett Miller [19] 7. 22water, 4:30 Andy Bibler [6] 8. L5-Casey Luedeke [13] Track and field 9. 28-Chad Rosenbeck [3] 10. 20-Kody Division I District at Piqua Weiswner [10] 11. OO-Dwight Niehoff [16] Division III District at West Milton 12. 19B-Brandon Ordway [14] 13. 17TSoftball Ryan Ordway [8] 14. 3W-Dillon Woodling Division III District [12] 15. 18N-Derrick Noffsinger [20] 16. At Wapakoneta 7B-Jeff Babcock [7] 17. 27A-Greg Amick Minster vs. Hardin Northern, 5 p.m. [2] 18. 20K-Bill Keeler [18] 19. F16-Jake —— Ruefer [17] 20. 93-Tyler Stump [15] THURSDAY Elwer Fence Sprints Softball Heat winners — Beau Stewart, DarD-IV District finals Minster-Hardin Northern winner vs. ren Long, Shawn Dancer. A-Main, 25 laps [#]-starting posiMarion Local-Lima Perry winer, 5 p.m. tion — 1. 22H-Randy Hannagan [2] 2. Winner to Tipp City Regional May 30. B20-Butch Schroeder [3] 3. 49-Shawn —— Dancer [7] 4. 27-Beau Stewart [9] 5. 11FRIDAY Tim Allison [6] 6. 17-Jared Horstman [20] Baseball Minster-Crestview winner vs. St. 7. 7-Darren Long [8] 8. 23-Devon Dobie Henry-Ottoville winner, 7 p.m. Winner to [14] 9. 22R-Kevin Roberts [16] 10. 57-Mike Dunlap [10] 11. 12-Nick Roberts [17] 12. Springfield Regional May 30. 10J-Jarrod Delong [1] 13. 22D-Dennis Track and field Yoakam [5] 14. 2-Brent Gehr [15] 15. 34Division I District finals at Piqua Jimmy Snead [18] 16. 4J-Bob Gehr [21] 17. —— 28H-Hud Horton [13] 18. 35-Ron Blair [4] SATURDAY 19. 6S-Jr Stewart [11] 20. 7C-Max StamTrack and field Division III District final at West Mil- baugh [12] 21. 23M-Jack Miller [19]. ton



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Eldora Speedway Eldora Speedway Saturday’s results Mobil Family Fun ight UMP Modifieds Time trials — 1. 54-Matt Westfall [17.309]; 2. 5JB-Jerry Bowersock [17.697]; 3. 188-Aaron Orr [17.717]; 4. 15-Nick Katterhenry [17.777]; 5. 45P-Brian Post [17.782]; 6. 18-Ryan Sutter [17.787]; 7. 0[17.833]; 8. 55S-Zach Brent Hole Schroeder [17.886]; 9. 00-Dave Daughtery [17.895]; 10. 23J-Jon Henry [17.936]; 11. 36-Brandon Vaughan [18.003]; 12. 31JJohn Brooks [18.081]; 13. 1SB-Steve Billenstein [18.123]; 14. 26-Mike Dirksen [18.129]; 15. 4J-David Treon, Jr [18.159]; 16. 1SW-Scott Williams [18.168]; 17. 5XTim Richardson [18.279]; 18. 05-David Smith [18.280]; 19. 20-Josh Morton [18.308]; 20. 52-John Phlipot, Jr [18.312]; 21. 18L-Randy Lines [18.579]; 22. 79Shane Unger [18.788]; 23. 35-Tim Cornett [18.886]; 24. 21M-Donnie Miller [18.967]; 25. 28P-Nick Price [99.999]; Heat winners — Matt Westfall, Jerry Bowersock, David Treon, Jr., Scott Williams. A Feature — 1. 5JB-Jerry Bowersock [7]; 2. 54-Matt Westfall [8]; 3. 45P-Brian Post [4]; 4. 188-Aaron Orr [6]; 5. 55S-Zach Schroeder [1]; 6. 0-Brent Hole [2]; 7. 18Ryan Sutter [3]; 8. 15-Nick Katterhenry [5]; 9. 23J-Jon Henry [10]; 10. 1SW-Scott Williams [16]; 11. 00-Dave Daughtery [9]; 12. 31J-John Brooks [12]; 13. 18L-Randy Lines [20]; 14. 05-David Smith [17]; 15. 20-Josh Morton [18]; 16. 1SB-Steve Billenstein [13]; 17. 36-Brandon Vaughan [11]; 18. 26-Mike Dirksen [14]; 19. 52-John Phlipot, Jr [19]; 20. 4J-David Treon, Jr [15]; 21. 5X-Tim Richardson [25]; 22. 21MDonnie Miller [23]; 23. 79-Shane Unger [21]; 24. 35-Tim Cornett [DNF]; 25. 28PNick Price [DNF]; Stock cars Time trials — 1. 71C-Barney Craig [19.816]; 2. 01-Earnie Woodard [19.931]; 3. 7-Jordan Conover [19.960]; 4. 00-Dean Pitts [20.002]; 5. 410-Paul Pardo [20.047]; 6. 61-Rob Trent [20.174]; 7. 8C-Brad Conover [20.453]; 8. 17-Jeremy Creech [20.505]; 9. 5G-Anthony Goode [20.615]; 10. 36-Adam Schaeff [20.880]; 11. 20Shawn Phillipi [20.946]; 12. 51-Cody Timmerman [21.140]; 13. 23-Casey Barr [21.257]; 14. 27-Frank Paladino [21.451]; 15. 19-Wayne Williams [21.844]; 16. 65Rodney Lacey [22.285]; 17. 7D-Dan Wooten [99.999]; 18. 53-Jan Launder [99.999]; 19. 1W-Mark Wooten [99.999]; 20. 49-Eric Sandlin [99.999]; 21. 77-Corey Wooten [99.999]; 22. 82-Chris Douglas [99.999]; 23. 58-Alex Peace [99.999]; Heat winners — Barney Craig, Shawn Phillipi, Anthony Goode. A feature — 1. 71C-Barney Craig [4]; 2. 01-Earnie Woodard [3]; 3. 17-Jeremy Creech [7]; 4. 7-Jordan Conover [2]; 5. 20Shawn Phillipi [10]; 6. 410-Paul Pardo [5]; 7. 00-Dean Pitts [1]; 8. 82-Chris Douglas [16]; 9. 23-Casey Barr [11]; 10. 19-Wayne Williams [13]; 11. 5G-Anthony Goode [DNF]; 12. 61-Rob Trent [DNF]; 13. 65Rodney Lacey [DNF]; 14. 58-Alex Peace [DNF]; 15. 53-Jan Launder [DNF]; 16. 36Adam Schaeff [DNF]; 17. 27-Frank Paladino [DNF]; 18. 77-Corey Wooten [DNF]; 19. 8C-Brad Conover [DNF]; 20. 7D-Dan Wooten [DNF]; 21. 51-Cody Timmerman [DNF]; 22. 1W-Mark Wooten [DNS]; 23. 49Eric Sandlin [DNS].

Limaland Limaland Motorsports Park Friday’s results Bud Thunderstocks Heat winners — Jordon Conover, Tony Anderson, Shawn Valenti A-Main (12 Laps) [#]-Starting position — 1. 7B-Shawn Valenti [8] 2. 7CJordon Conover [10] 3. 22T-Tony Anderson [9] 4. 16-Jeff Koz [6] 5. 8CBrad Conover [4] 6. 93-Zack Gustatson

NASCAR Sprint Cup-NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Results The Associated Press Saturday At Charlotte Motor Speedway Concord, N.C. Lap length: 1.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (18) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 90 laps, 117.2 rating, 0 points, $1,039,175. 2. (5) Joey Logano, Ford, 90, 101, 0, $244,175. 3. (4) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 90, 135.2, 0, $144,175. 4. (9) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 90, 109.3, 0, $114,150. 5. (2) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 90, 122.3, 0, $109,150. 6. (7) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 90, 85.3, 0, $103,150. 7. (15) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 90, 81.6, 0, $96,975. 8. (20) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 90, 73.6, 0, $95,975. 9. (16) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 90, 65.2, 0, $94,975. 10. (1) Carl Edwards, Ford, 90, 76.8, 0, $93,975. 11. (19) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 90, 61.9, 0, $92,950. 12. (10) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 90, 62.4, 0, $91,950. 13. (11) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 90, 53, 0, $90,950. 14. (13) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 90, 48.2, 0, $90,450. 15. (3) Greg Biffle, Ford, 90, 62, 0, $89,850. 16. (21) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 90, 44.1, 0, $89,575. 17. (17) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 90, 36.7, 0, $89,450. 18. (6) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 90, 71.7, 0, $89,350. 19. (14) David Ragan, Ford, 90, 31.4, 0, $89,250. 20. (22) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 90, 28.2, 0, $89,150. 21. (8) Mark Martin, Toyota, accident, 87, 33.5, 0, $88,412. 22. (12) Brad Keselowski, Ford, transmission, 2, 26.8, 0, $87,000. Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 90.672 mph. Time of Race: 1 hour, 29 minutes, 20 seconds. Margin of Victory: 1.722 seconds. Caution Flags: 7 for 13 laps. Lead Changes: 8 among 5 drivers. Lap Leaders: Ku.Busch 1-20; C.Bowyer 21-28; Ky.Busch 29-40; C.Bowyer 41-43; Ky.Busch 44-60; K.Kahne 61-71; Ku.Busch 72-80; J.Johnson 81-90. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): Ky.Busch, 2 times for 29 laps; Ku.Busch, 2 times for 29 laps; K.Kahne, 1 time for 11 laps; C.Bowyer, 2 times for 11 laps; J.Johnson, 1 time for 10 laps. Top 12 in Points: 1. J.Johnson, 423; 2. C.Edwards, 379; 3. M.Kenseth, 364; 4. D.Earnhardt Jr., 359; 5. C.Bowyer, 349; 6. K.Kahne, 326; 7. Bra.Keselowski, 326; 8. Ky.Busch, 325; 9. A.Almirola, 317; 10. K.Harvick, 315; 11. P.Menard, 315; 12. J.Gordon, 311.

GOLF High school PGA-Byron Nelson Scores The Associated Press Sunday At TPC Four Seasons Resort Irving, Texas Purse: $6.7 million Yardage: 7,166; Par: 70 Final Sang-Moon Bae..............66-66-66-69—267 Keegan Bradley ............60-69-68-72—269 Charl Schwartze ............63-70-69-68—270 Justin Bolli.....................69-69-68-65—271 Morgan Hoffmann .........69-71-66-66—272 Martin Kaymer ..............68-67-69-68—272 Scott Piercy ....................66-68-66-72—272

Charley Hoffman ...........68-68-70-67—273 John Huh .......................69-64-69-71—273 Graham DeLaet .............67-67-70-70—274 Ryo Ishikawa .................71-68-68-67—274 Ricky Barnes..................68-71-70-66—275 Angel Cabrera................65-69-70-71—275 Tom Gillis.......................69-63-67-76—275 Marc Leishman..............66-70-69-70—275 D.A. Points .....................69-68-67-71—275 Harris English ...............64-70-68-74—276 Charles Howell III .........67-69-70-70—276 Freddie Jacobson ...........68-69-70-69—276 Brendon Todd.................69-68-72-67—276 Jason Bohn.....................71-68-69-69—277 Justin Hicks ...................69-70-68-70—277 Jerry Kelly .....................69-70-66-72—277 Colt Knost ......................68-70-71-68—277 Chez Reavie ...................69-67-71-70—277 John Rollins ...................74-64-70-69—277 Will Claxton ...................66-73-69-70—278 Jason Day.......................72-68-66-72—278 Brian Harman ...............68-69-70-71—278 Ted Potter, Jr..................64-70-70-74—278 Wes Short, Jr..................68-71-71-68—278 Jimmy Walker................68-68-70-72—278 Erik Compton ................72-63-72-72—279 James Driscoll ...............67-72-67-73—279 Jason Dufner..................70-70-67-72—279 Nathan Green ................67-68-68-76—279 Matt Kuchar ..................69-70-71-69—279 Jeff Overton ...................68-70-70-71—279 Ryan Palmer ..................65-68-73-73—279 Kenny Perry...................71-69-69-70—279 Marcel Siem ...................68-68-68-75—279 Mike Weir.......................68-68-73-70—279 Charlie Beljan................70-69-72-69—280 Martin Flores.................67-68-71-74—280 D.H. Lee .........................68-69-69-74—280 Justin Leonard...............70-70-70-70—280 Rory Sabbatini ...............69-71-68-72—280 Stephen Ames ................67-68-71-75—281 Matt Bettencourt ...........73-64-72-72—281 Padraig Harrington .......70-70-71-70—281 Steve Marino..................68-69-70-74—281 William McGirt..............68-69-69-75—281 Joe Ogilvie......................68-69-70-74—281 Camilo Villegas..............65-70-71-75—281 Duffy Waldorf.................68-67-73-73—281 Gary Woodland ..............69-65-68-79—281 Stuart Appleby...............69-70-68-75—282 Ben Crane ......................67-69-73-73—282 Henrik Norlander ..........71-67-70-74—282 Cameron Percy...............68-68-69-77—282 Tag Ridings ....................68-70-71-73—282 Andrew Svoboda ............69-70-70-73—282 Gary Christian...............69-69-70-75—283 Scott Langley .................71-69-70-73—283 David Mathis .................70-67-73-73—283 John Daly .......................71-66-70-77—284 Alexandre Rocha............67-68-75-74—284 Zack Fischer...................73-65-71-76—285 Jordan Spieth ................69-68-73-75—285 Seung-Yul Noh ...............68-71-72-78—289 Qualified but did not finish Chad Campbell ...................67-72-73—212 Jesper Parnevik ..................70-70-72—212 Ted Purdy ............................70-70-72—212 Charlie Wi ...........................73-67-72—212 Brad Fritsch ........................69-71-73—213 Pat Perez .............................70-69-74—213 Brian Stuard .......................71-69-73—213 Tim Herron .........................70-70-74—214 Greg Owen ..........................70-70-74—214 Vijay Singh..........................71-67-76—214 Patrick Reed........................67-73-76—216

x-Memphis at San Antonio, 9 p.m. Monday, June 3 x-Indiana at Miami, 8:30 p.m.

HOCKEY NHL playoffs NHL Daily Playoff Glance The Associated Press All Times EDT (x-if necessary) CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (Best-of-7) Tuesday, May 14 Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 1 Los Angeles 2, San Jose 0 Wednesday, May 15 Chicago 4, Detroit 1 Thursday, May 16 Boston 3, N.Y. Rangers 2, OT Los Angeles 4, San Jose 3 Friday, May 17 Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 3, Pittsburgh leads series 2-0 Saturday, May 18 Detroit 4, Chicago 1, series tied 1-1 San Jose 2, Los Angeles 1, OT, Los Angeles leads series 2-1 Sunday, May 19 Boston 5, N.Y. Rangers 2, Boston leads series 2-0 Pittsburgh at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 20 Chicago at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 Boston at N.Y. Rangers, 7:30 p.m. Los Angeles at San Jose, 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 22 Pittsburgh at Ottawa. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 23 Boston at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Chicago at Detroit, 8 p.m. San Jose at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. Friday, May 24 x-Ottawa at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 25 Detroit at Chicago, 8 p.m. x-N.Y. Rangers at Boston TBD Sunday, May 26 x-Pittsburgh at Ottawa, TBD x-Los Angeles at San Jose, TBD Monday, May 27 x-Boston at N.Y. Rangers, TBD x-Chicago at Detroit, TBD Tuesday, May 28 x-Ottawa at Pittsburgh, TBD x-San Jose at Los Angeles, TBD Wednesday, May 29 x-N.Y. Rangers at Boston, TBD x-Detroit at Chicago, TBD

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National League The Associated Press East Division L Pct GB W Atlanta. . . . . . . . . . 25 18 .581 — .523 2½ Washington . . . . . . 23 21 Philadelphia . . . . . 21 23 .477 4½ .415 7 New York . . . . . . . . 17 24 .273 13½ Miami. . . . . . . . . . . 12 32 Central Division .651 — St. Louis. . . . . . . . . 28 15 ASKETBALL Cincinnati . . . . . . . 26 18 .591 2½ .591 2½ Pittsburgh . . . . . . . 26 18 NBA playoffs Chicago . . . . . . . . . 18 25 .419 10 NBA Daily Playoff Glance .405 10½ Milwaukee . . . . . . . 17 25 The Associated Press West Division All Times EDT Arizona . . . . . . . . . 25 19 .568 — (x-if necessary) .545 1 Colorado. . . . . . . . . 24 20 (Best-of-7) San Francisco . . . . 24 20 .545 1 CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS .465 4½ San Diego. . . . . . . . 20 23 Sunday, May 5 Los Angeles . . . . . . 17 25 .405 7 Oklahoma City 93, Memphis 91 Saturday's Games Indiana 102, New York 95 Chicago Cubs 8, N.Y. Mets 2 Monday, May 6 Cincinnati 10, Philadelphia 0 Chicago 93, Miami 86 Houston 4, Pittsburgh 2, 11 innings San Antonio 129, Golden State 127, Arizona 1, Miami 0 2OT Atlanta 3, L.A. Dodgers 1 Tuesday, May 7 Milwaukee 6, St. Louis 4, 10 innings New York 105, Indiana 79 Colorado 10, San Francisco 2 Memphis 99, Oklahoma City 93 San Diego 2, Washington 1 Wednesday, May 8 Sunday's Games Miami 115, Chicago 78 Miami 2, Arizona 1 Golden State 100, San Antonio 91 Philadelphia 3, Cincinnati 2 Friday, May 10 Pittsburgh 1, Houston 0 Miami 104, Chicago 94 Atlanta 5, L.A. Dodgers 2 San Antonio 102, Golden State 92 St. Louis 4, Milwaukee 2 Saturday, May 11 N.Y. Mets 4, Chicago Cubs 3 Memphis 87, Oklahoma City 81 Colorado 5, San Francisco 0 Indiana 82, New York 71 San Diego 13, Washington 4 Sunday, May 12 Monday's Games Golden State 97, San Antonio 87, OT Cincinnati (Cueto 1-0) at N.Y. Mets Monday, May 13 (Marcum 0-4), 7:10 p.m. Miami 88, Chicago 65 Minnesota (Correia 4-3) at Atlanta Memphis 103, Oklahoma City 97, OT (Teheran 2-1), 7:10 p.m. Tuesday, May 14 Philadelphia (Hamels 1-6) at Miami Indiana 93, New York 82 (Sanabia 2-6), 7:10 p.m. San Antonio 109, Golden State 91 L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 4-2) at MilWednesday, May 15 waukee (Gallardo 3-3), 8:10 p.m. Miami 94, Chicago 91, Miami wins seArizona (Corbin 6-0) at Colorado (Garries 4-1 land 3-4), 8:40 p.m. Memphis 88, Oklahoma City 84, MemSt. Louis (S.Miller 5-2) at San Diego phis wins series 4-1 (Marquis 5-2), 10:10 p.m. Thursday, May 16 Washington (Duke 0-0) at San FranNew York 85, Indiana 75 cisco (Vogelsong 1-4), 10:15 p.m. San Antonio 94, Golden State 82, San Tuesday's Games Antonio wins series 4-2 Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. Saturday, May 18 Cincinnati at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m. Indiana 106, New York 99, Indiana Minnesota at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m. wins series 4-2 Philadelphia at Miami, 7:10 p.m. (Best-of-7) L.A. Dodgers at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m. CONFERENCE FINALS Arizona at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. Sunday, May 19 St. Louis at San Diego, 10:10 p.m. San Antonio 105, Memphis 83, San AnWashington at San Francisco, 10:15 tonio leads series 1-0 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 —— Memphis at San Antonio, 9 p.m. American League Wednesday, May 22 East Division Indiana at Miami, 8:30 p.m. W L Pct GB Friday, May 24 New York . . . . . . . . 27 16 .628 — Indiana at Miami, 8:30 p.m. Boston . . . . . . . . . . 26 17 .605 1 Saturday, May 25 Baltimore. . . . . . . . 23 20 .535 4 San Antonio at Memphis, 9 p.m. Tampa Bay. . . . . . . 23 20 .535 4 Sunday, May 26 Toronto. . . . . . . . . . 17 26 .395 10 Miami at Indiana, 8:30 p.m. Central Division Monday, May 27 Cleveland. . . . . . . . 25 17 .595 — San Antonio at Memphis, 9 p.m. Detroit . . . . . . . . . . 23 18 .561 1½ Tuesday, May 28 Kansas City . . . . . . 20 20 .500 4 Miami at Indiana, 8:30 p.m. Minnesota . . . . . . . 18 21 .462 5½ Wednesday, May 29 Chicago . . . . . . . . . 19 23 .452 6 x-Memphis at San Antonio, 9 p.m. West Division Thursday, May 30 Texas . . . . . . . . . . . 28 15 .651 — x-Indiana at Miami, 8:30 p.m. Oakland . . . . . . . . . 23 22 .511 6 Friday, May 31 Seattle . . . . . . . . . . 20 24 .455 8½ x-San Antonio at Memphis, 9 p.m. Los Angeles . . . . . . 17 27 .386 11½ Saturday, June 1 Houston . . . . . . . . . 12 32 .273 16½ x-Miami at Indiana, 8:30 p.m. Saturday's Games Sunday, June 2 Cleveland 5, Seattle 4


N.Y. Yankees 7, Toronto 2 L.A. Angels 12, Chicago White Sox 9 Tampa Bay 10, Baltimore 6 Houston 4, Pittsburgh 2, 11 innings Boston 12, Minnesota 5 Texas 7, Detroit 2 Oakland 2, Kansas City 1 Sunday's Games Cleveland 6, Seattle 0 Toronto at New York, ppd., rain Pittsburgh 1, Houston 0 Tampa Bay 3, Baltimore 1 Boston at Minnesota, 2:10 p.m. L.A. Angels 6, Chicago White Sox 2 Oakland 4, Kansas City 3 Detroit at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Monday's Games Seattle (Iwakuma 5-1) at Cleveland (Kazmir 2-2), 12:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Odorizzi 0-0) at Toronto (Dickey 3-5), 1:07 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 4-3) at Baltimore (F.Garcia 0-2), 7:05 p.m. Minnesota (Correia 4-3) at Atlanta (Teheran 2-1), 7:10 p.m. Oakland (Colon 3-2) at Texas (Lindblom 0-0), 8:05 p.m. Boston (Lester 6-0) at Chicago White Sox (Axelrod 1-3), 8:10 p.m. Kansas City (Guthrie 5-1) at Houston (Keuchel 0-1), 8:10 p.m. Tuesday's Games Detroit at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. Minnesota at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m. Oakland at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Boston at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. Kansas City at Houston, 8:10 p.m. Seattle at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. —— LEAGUE LEADERS By The Associated Press NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING_Segura, Milwaukee, .364; Votto, Cincinnati, .349; Tulowitzki, Colorado, .336; CGomez, Milwaukee, .336; Aoki, Milwaukee, .333; YMolina, St. Louis, .333; Goldschmidt, Arizona, .333. RUNS_CGonzalez, Colorado, 36; Choo, Cincinnati, 35; MCarpenter, St. Louis, 33; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 33; Votto, Cincinnati, 33; Holliday, St. Louis, 32; JUpton, Atlanta, 32. RBI_Tulowitzki, Colorado, 37; Phillips, Cincinnati, 36; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 35; Sandoval, San Francisco, 32; Buck, New York, 31; Craig, St. Louis, 30; Rizzo, Chicago, 30. HITS_Segura, Milwaukee, 59; Votto, Cincinnati, 58; GParra, Arizona, 55; Aoki, Milwaukee, 54; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 54; Scutaro, San Francisco, 54; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 53; YMolina, St. Louis, 53. DOUBLES_Bruce, Cincinnati, 15; MCarpenter, St. Louis, 14; GParra, Arizona, 14; Pollock, Arizona, 14; Schierholtz, Chicago, 14; Desmond, Washington, 13; DanMurphy, New York, 13. TRIPLES_Hechavarria, Miami, 5; Segura, Milwaukee, 4; ECabrera, San Diego, 3; CGomez, Milwaukee, 3; DWright, New York, 3; EYoung, Colorado, 3; 15 tied at 2. HOME RUNS_JUpton, Atlanta, 14; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 12; Harper, Washington, 11; Beltran, St. Louis, 10; Buck, New York, 10; CGonzalez, Colorado, 10; Rizzo, Chicago, 10. STOLEN BASES_ECabrera, San Diego, 18; Segura, Milwaukee, 14; Pierre, Miami, 13; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 10; DWright, New York, 10; CGomez, Milwaukee, 9; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 9. PITCHING_Zimmermann, Washington, 7-2; Corbin, Arizona, 6-0; Lynn, St. Louis, 6-1; 8 tied at 5. STRIKEOUTS_AJBurnett, Pittsburgh, 79; Harvey, New York, 68; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 67; Samardzija, Chicago, 64; Wainwright, St. Louis, 63; Bumgarner, San Francisco, 58; SMiller, St. Louis, 57; Lynn, St. Louis, 57. SAVES_Grilli, Pittsburgh, 17; Kimbrel, Atlanta, 14; Romo, San Francisco, 13; Mujica, St. Louis, 13; RSoriano, Washington, 12; RBetancourt, Colorado, 10; Street, San Diego, 10. —— AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING_MiCabrera, Detroit, .373; Loney, Tampa Bay, .356; Mauer, Minnesota, .351; AGordon, Kansas City, .343; Pedroia, Boston, .341; Altuve, Houston, .333; Machado, Baltimore, .328. RUNS_AJackson, Detroit, 33; Machado, Baltimore, 32; McLouth, Baltimore, 32; AJones, Baltimore, 31; Longoria, Tampa Bay, 31; MiCabrera, Detroit, 30; Pedroia, Boston, 30. RBI_MiCabrera, Detroit, 42; CDavis, Baltimore, 40; MarReynolds, Cleveland, 37; Fielder, Detroit, 34; Napoli, Boston, 34; NCruz, Texas, 33; Cano, New York, 31; Encarnacion, Toronto, 31. HITS_MiCabrera, Detroit, 63; Machado, Baltimore, 61; AGordon, Kansas City, 59; AJones, Baltimore, 58; Pedroia, Boston, 57; Altuve, Houston, 54; Longoria, Tampa Bay, 54. DOUBLES_Machado, Baltimore, 18; Napoli, Boston, 18; Mauer, Minnesota, 17; CDavis, Baltimore, 15; Donaldson, Oakland, 15; AJones, Baltimore, 14; Lowrie, Oakland, 14. TRIPLES_Ellsbury, Boston, 4; Andrus, Texas, 3; Gardner, New York, 3; LMartin, Texas, 3; Trout, Los Angeles, 3; 17 tied at 2. HOME RUNS_Cano, New York, 12; CDavis, Baltimore, 12; Encarnacion, Toronto, 12; MarReynolds, Cleveland, 12; NCruz, Texas, 11; 7 tied at 10. STOLEN BASES_Ellsbury, Boston, 13; McLouth, Baltimore, 13; Andrus, Texas, 12; Gardner, New York, 9; Crisp, Oakland, 8; RDavis, Toronto, 8; AEscobar, Kansas City, 8; Kipnis, Cleveland, 8; Pedroia, Boston, 8; Trout, Los Angeles, 8. PITCHING_MMoore, Tampa Bay, 8-0; Darvish, Texas, 7-1; Masterson, Cleveland, 7-2; Lester, Boston, 6-0; Buchholz, Boston, 6-0; Kuroda, New York, 6-2; 8 tied at 5. STRIKEOUTS_Darvish, Texas, 86; FHernandez, Seattle, 72; Masterson, Cleveland, 71; Buchholz, Boston, 69; Scherzer, Detroit, 68; AniSanchez, Detroit, 68; Dempster, Boston, 63. SAVES_Rivera, New York, 16; JiJohnson, Baltimore, 14; AReed, Chicago, 14; Nathan, Texas, 12; Wilhelmsen, Seattle, 11; Janssen, Toronto, 10; Frieri, Los Angeles, 9.


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What advice would you Inquiring offer to this year’s high Photographer school graduates?

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“My advice would be to be accountable for “Be open-minded and “To follow your actions and own up look for opportunities. “Definitely to take dreams.” short-change chances, be true to yourto your mistakes.” Don’t yourself.” self and follow your dreams.”


“Follow your dreams and trust your heart “Take all the knowl- and call home every edge that you have once in a while.” gained in the last 13 years and run with it.”

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Overweight teen seeks respect from peers WALDR. N A M E LACE: I’m 14, LESS: Thinand I have alness is not a ways been overprerequisite to weight. Because popularity. In of this, I have fact, having a never been popless-thanular with the perfect body other students, need not stand ’Tween in the way of and I’m tired of being a “wall- 12 & 20 maintaining an flower.” I’ve active social Dr. Robert tried losing life. Wallace weight, but I’ll How overnever be slim weight young because I have a large people perceive thembody frame. Please tell selves can affect the way me what I can do to be a others respond to them little overweight and socially. So says Nutristill be a popular person. tionist Beth Laskoski. I’ll do anything to gain Often suffering from low respect of my peers. — self-esteem, those who Nameless, Carson City, are overweight someNev. times view themselves



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(including bosses, parents and VIPs) can see that you’ve got what it takes. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) You’ll enjoy traveling today or exploring new ideas and learning new things, because you want to expand your horizons. It will thrill and stimulate you to push the sides of the envelope. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Someone might help you at home today. You might receive a gift or physical, financial or psychological support for something you want to do with your family. Be ready to accept this help. YOU BORN TODAY You have high standards for yourself, professionally speaking. You’re energetic, persistent and hardworking. Because of this, you can achieve a lot. You have a good memory and are always engaged in whatever you do. You love to devote time to family. A lovely year awaits you with fun, social occasions and good relationships with others. Birthdate of: Anna Belknap, actress; Ginnifer Goodwin, actress; Harvey Milk, politician/activist.

ting to know people. While people can be attracted to you regardless of what you weigh, no one appreciates hearing complaints chronic about weight. You can actually invite others to make snide jokes and remarks about you by putting yourself down, or always saying you need to go on a diet. However, overweight people are often the target of fat jokes and thoughtless comments through no fault of their own. While no one is exempt from teasing, to the heavy person it can be much more painful. One way of putting a stop to it is to simply ignore it. When the overweight blues strike, Susan Ten-

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What kind of day will tomorrow be? To find out what the stars say, read the forecast given for your birth sign. For Wednesday, May 22, 2013 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Conversations with partners and close friends will be successful and upbeat today. Nevertheless, you might have to compromise a bit or go more than halfway to meet others. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) This is an excellent day at work. Co-workers are supportive. You might be able to boost your income or cut costs. You might even get a raise. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Be receptive to others today, and accept social invitations, because this is a party day for you! Enjoy sports, the arts, movies and playful times with children. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) This is a great day to cocoon at home or to invite people over. (Yes, these are two opposite impulses, but go figure.) Basically, you are enjoying home and family today. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Writers, actors, teachers and those of you in sales or who drive for a living will enjoy today. Why? Because you’re keen to move ideas, people or packages from A to B.

VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) Trust your moneymaking ideas, because you’re in the zone today. Your suggestions might impress bosses and VIPs; who knows? LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Today the Moon is in your sign, dancing with lucky Jupiter. This promotes travel opportunities and a general sense of happiness and wellbeing. Enjoy schmoozing with others. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Private meetings and behind-the-scenes situations are taking place today. Whatever happens could benefit you indirectly through the wealth of others. Keep your pockets open. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) An important, confidential conversation with a female acquaintance might arise today. Whatever happens, both parties will feel better afterward. Call it a sharing of joy. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Flattering news about your working habits will be made public today. Just take a bow. It looks like important people



as social outcasts, thinking no one will like them because of their appearance. This self-consciousness can prevent them from reaching out and making friends, she adds. “Sometimes our weight-conscious world overweight overlooks teens,” Laskoski says. “Sometimes they’re excluded. But sometimes they become their own worst enemy and exclude themselves. If you act like you don’t want to be included, then that’s what will happen.” Maintaining a positive attitude rather than dwelling on your weight is important when get-

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HOROSCOPE BY FRANCES DRAKE For Tuesday, May 21, 2013 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Your daily rhythm will accelerate in the next month. Plan for short trips, many errands and conversations with everyone, especially siblings and relatives. Go, go, go! TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Your focus on earnings, cash flow and possessions will increase in the month ahead. Think of ways to boost your income. Some of you will get a better job. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) The Sun, Mercury, Venus and Jupiter all are in your sign! This is why it's all about you, dear Gemini. Enjoy your good fortune in the month ahead. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Solitude in beautiful surroundings will please you in the next month. Nevertheless, you might be in competition with someone, especially in a group situation. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Get ready for a popular month ahead, because everybody is going to want to see your face. Make room for friends. Join clubs. Have fun schmoozing! VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) You will make a great impression on bosses, parents, teachers and VIPs in the month ahead. You can make this work for you by demanding the advantage. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Grab every opportunity to travel in the next six weeks; you want to go places. You also want to learn something new and discover adventure! SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Expect to focus on shared property, inheritances, taxes, debt and anything you own jointly with others in the month ahead. Gifts, goodies and favors from others will come your way. Yay! SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) A handful of planets will oppose you during the next month, which means you will be focused on partnerships and close friendships. Things look good. Work with others, because they will help you. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) You'll be keen to get better organized during the next month. Give yourself the right tools to do a good job -- get cleaning and painting supplies, shelving, file folders, whatever. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) It's party time for Aquarians! Yeehaw! In the next month, accept all invitations for sports events, social occasions, vacations, parties and playful times with children. Romance looks warm. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Entertain at home in the next month. You'll also enjoy redecorating and making repairs where you live, because home and family are your top priorities now. YOU BORN TODAY You are fearless and courageous. Nothing daunts you; obstacles merely galvanize you into action. Needless to say, you're not a quitter. You care about society and your surroundings. And because of your commitment to your causes, somehow your daily needs are met, often magically. A major change might take place in your year ahead, perhaps as significant as what occurred around 2004. Birthdate of: Lisa Edelstein, actress; James Phelan, novelist; Henri Rousseau, artist. (c) 2013 King Features Syndicate, Inc.






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Elevated TSA doesn’t always require treatment DEAR DR. I should not be ROACH: I am treated. When I a 64-year-old asked about the woman in fairly elevated TSH good health levels, I was told, and who takes “We do not treat no medications. ‘old age’ hypothymy Both roidism.” If my mother, 88, and levels are elemy sister, 53, To your vated, what does take medicathe presence of good tion for hyantibodies mean? pothyroidism. health Am I hypothyIn the past four roid or not? — Dr. Keith months, I have S.S. Roach had bloodwork ANSWER: I done three times to don’t know if you are check my thyroid and hypothyroid either. I had slightly elevated suspect not. But the TSH scores (between 5 issue, as far as I can and 7). My doctor then see, is not so much the had me tested for anti- antibodies, but the level bodies, which came up of your actual thyroid negative. hormone — free T4. The I was told that since t h y r o i d - s t i m u l a t i n g I don’t have antibodies, hormone is made by the

pituitary gland in the brain, and its job is to stimulate the thyroid gland in the neck to make more thyroid hormone. If the thyroid gland is not producing quite enough hormone, usually because of autoimmune disease (antibodies attacking the thyroid), the brain senses this and increases TSH. Sometimes the thyroid gland is able to make enough hormone to be in the normal range. We call this “subclinical hypothyroidism,” or “compensated primary hypothyroidism.” Most physicians do not treat this condition if there are no other symptoms

of hypothyroidism, such as fatigue, cold intolerance or muscle weakness. However, in this situation, having thyroid antibodies, showing autoimmune disease, makes the development of symptomatic hypothyroidism much more likely. If you have no symptoms, no antibodies and normal free T4 levels, then I don’t think you need treatment, but just to have periodic tests of both TSH and free T4. Some people feel that the range of normal TSH in the elderly (and you aren’t really quite there) should include levels as high as you reported.

GED hopefuls should get diploma before costs go up DEAR ABBY: longer be possiI have worked in ble to take the the field of educatest using pencil tion for more and paper. It will than 40 years, all be done on with the last 25 computer. years serving in Please encouradult education, age the thouhelping students sands of adults complete their who do not have Dear high school their high school Abby equivalency degrees to make Abigail diploma. a life-changing BIG changes Van Buren decision for are impending themselves and worldwide in this very their families NOW! — important educational JOY IN A CLASSROOM service. Starting in 2014, DOWN SOUTH the cost may go up. Up DEAR JOY: I am until two years ago, the sure many readers will classes in our community thank you for this imporwere free. The testing tant heads-up. Readers, cost $7.50, which paid for the changes Joy has dea printed diploma. Since scribed will go into effect then, the cost has gone on Jan. 2, 2014. Accordup — first to $25 and ing to the media reprethen to $35. sentative for the GED Now the GED pro- Testing Service in Washgram has been bought by ington, D.C., the costs of a for-profit organization the tests will be deterand the costs will go mined by the state in higher than ever. Fur- which it is administered. thermore, it will no It is currently between

$0 and $250, and in 2014 will “marginally increase or decrease” according to which state you live in. (Decrease? Forgive me for being doubtful …) Criteria for passing or failing the test will remain the same. Readers, any of you who are not computer literate should start now. Do not delay. If you are uncomfortable with technology and have a friend or relative who is knowledgeable, more information can be obtained by visiting DEAR ABBY: I have been in the workplace for 20 years. During that time I have witnessed lying, cheating, lechery, betrayal, vicious gossip, arrogance, entitlement, stealing and bullying, etc. Last week, a coworker whom I liked and respected confided to me that she hopes a 102-


year-old relative will die soon because she needs to inherit some money. I was floored and had a hard time keeping the shock off my face. Does work bring out the worst in people? Is it because we all must be here every day? Is it too many people competing for too few resources? Is my hide too thin? Am I in the wrong job? — THE DAILY GRIND DEAR DAILY GRIND: When you spend eight hours a day with people, they usually reveal their core values at some point. In your case, you appear to work with someone who “overshares.” I don’t think your hide is too thin, and I’m not in a position to tell you if you’re in the wrong job. You may, however, be overdue for a vacation. P.S. Let’s cross our fingers and hope that relative makes it to 110.


100 years May 20, 1913 Dr. J.F. Richeson and William J.Quinn will next week commence the work of erecting a three-story building on their property on South Ohio avenue. Miss Ella Piper, whose property adjoins theirs on the south, will also put up a three-story building. They will have business rooms on the first floor and flats on the second and third floors. There will be four business rooms, one each in the part owned by Richeson and Mr. Quinn, and two in the part owned by Miss Piper. ——— A musical recital will be presented this evening in the First Baptist Church by Miss Jessie Ayers Wilson, Whited, Allen Lawrence Meyerholtz, and Leroy Meyerholtz. The concert will include organ, vocal and violin numbers.

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May 20, 1938 Preparations for the annual Memorial Day Parade and services to be held on May 30 are virtually completed the committee in charge announced today. A special feature of the observance will be the dedication of the George Hemm memorial to the Schultz’s battery, a Civil War company of GermanAmericans from Shelby county. The monument is located in the south city park. Byron Joslin, a Civil War veteran, and Rev. R. Wobus will have a part in this special service. Eugene Millet, commander of the Sidney Post of the American Legion will be the grand marshal of the parade. The principal address will be delivered by Rev. D.L. Browning of the First Methodist church. ——— As part of the commencement week exercises of the Green township schools, the senior class presented “The Jinx” last evening in the school auditorium. Members of the play cast included: Herman Sargeant, Edna Worthington, Lois Brelsford, Mildred Hancock, Mabel Starrett, Roy Starrett, Dorothy Millhouse, Ruth DeRemer, Dorothy Howell, Dorothy Jackson, Waldo Clevenger, Maxine Hawes, Kenneth Knoop. Miss Virginia Horr, younger daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Horr, North Ohio avenue, will be a member of the class graduating next month from Vassar college, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

50 years May 20, 1963 Shelby County Auditor Thomas Short is in Columbus today attending a meeting of new auditors called by the state board of tax appeals. The meeting is

for the purpose of acquainting and discussing problems relating to assessing, levying and collecting taxes with newlyelected county auditors in the state. William Cottrel was named president of the Fairlawn ParentTeacher Association at its final meeting of the 1962-63 school year held May 14. He will serve with Marlen Harrod as vice president; Mrs. Thomas Allenbaugh, secretary; and Mrs. Ralph Pulfer, treasurer. ——— Miss Jeanne Kay Hahn of Quincy and John Paul Jones, Millcreek Road, Sidney, were among 25 chemistry students to be named for annual awards in their field by the chemistry faculty of Miami Science at Oxford. Miss Hahn, a sophomore, and Mr. Jones, a freshman, received the Joseph A. Culler Awards.

25 years May 20, 1988 Mary Agnes Brandewie, a long-time educator in the Sidney area, has been named Shelby County’s Senior Citizen of the Year. Mrs. Brandewie, who was nominated by the Shelby County Retired Teachers, received an engraved plaque during Senior Citizen Day activities at the SidneyShelby County YMCA. More than 200 senior citizens attended the Tuesday event. The Sidney woman, who retired from teaching last spring, volunteered her services as a math teacher at Lehman High School for 12 years. She previously taught at Sidney High School and Anna High School. During her 19 year stay at Anna, she once served as high school principal. ——— MINSTER — With competition in the pizza box industry heating up, Safeway Specialty Products Inc. has installed new equipment designed to enable the firm to gain a larger slice of the pie. Safeway, 382 W. First St. is presently nearly doubling the size of the building to accommodate the steady growth of the business. The firm will lease an additional 10,000 space currently being constructed by Bornhorst Construction. The new equipment is expected to be in operation by the end of the month.

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LEGALS LEGAL NOTICE City of Sidney LATERAL GROUT PACKERS & ACCESSORIES Bids accepted until May 29, 2013 Details at www.sidneyoh. com or 937-498-8116 Lost & Found LOST: Jackson is a Corgi/Jack Russell mix, about 5 years old, 10-12 lbs. Stand up ears, white around mouth and down chest, on feet, everything else is sable brown. Wearing a red collar. Very much missed. Please call (937)710-4540. Memory / Thank You Miscellaneous NOW HIRING: Companies desperately need employees to assemble products at home. No selling, any hours. $500 weekly potential. Info (985)646-1700 dept OH-6011. Auctions Accounting /Financial

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Daisys plant flowers Morgan Cisco (l-r), 5, Sophia Sharp, 6, and Desiree Baxter, 6, plant flowers recently in the outdoor urns with Daisy Troop 20297 at Fair Haven Shelby County Home. Morgan is the daughter of Summer and Ryan Cisco, of Sidney. Sophia is the daughter of Dana and Donnie Sharp, of Sidney. Desiree is the daughter of Heather Baxter, of Sidney, and William Baxter, of Trotwood.

Recreational Water Illness and Injury Prevention Week underway Summer is fast approaching and swimming pools are preparing to open in Shelby County. May 20-26 marks the ninth annual Recreational Water Illness and Injury Prevention Week. This observance highlights easy and effective steps swimmers can take to reduce health and safety risks at swimming pools, hot tubs/spas, and other recreational water venues. Recreational water illnesses (RWI) are illnesses caused by germs in the water we swim and play in, officials of the SidneyShelby County Health Department said. A person can become ill by swallowing, inhaling aerosols, or contacting with contaminated water from pools, hot tubs/spas, water play areas, interactive fountains, lakes, rivers, or oceans. Chemicals in the water or air can also cause indoor air quality problems. A 2012 study done in Atlanta,

Georgia showed that 59 percent of the pool filters tested contained disease causing bacteria and parasites. Swimmers need to practice good swimmer hygiene by taking a preswim shower with soap and not swimming when ill with diarrhea. Wash hands after using the toilet or changing diapers. Take kids on bathroom breaks and check diapers often. Change diapers in a diaper-changing area, not poolside. These practices help to protect all swimmers from contacting diseasecausing germs in recreational water venues. And remember, don’t swallow or put the water in your mouth. Additional information on healthy swimming is available at Injuries and drowning can occur in and around recreational water, too.

The Centers for Disease states that Control drowning is the leading cause of injury death among children age 1-4 years. On average, 10 people die from drowning each day, including two age less than 15 years. Keep an eye on kids at all times. Use appropriately fitted life jackets for each person when boating. And don’t forget the sunscreen. Use at least SPF 15 and reapply after swimming. The Sidney-Shelby County Health Department has a role in preventing RWIs. In the United States, all pool codes are independently written and enforced by state and/or local agencies. Health Department sanitarians inspect all public pools and spas regularly to ensure the water is safe to swim in and the pool and spa areas are safe to use and comply with state rules. Seasonal outdoor pools are checked monthly.

First reading for electric rate increase approved by JC Council JACKSON CENTER – A first reading of an ordinance to increase village electric rates was given by Jackson Center Village Council on Monday night. If approved, residential customers would see a 1.3 percent increase in electric rates, while general service customers will see a .3 percent increase and the increase for large users would be 7.5 percent. General service and demand customers would pay an additional 1.1 percent. It was noted that street lighting charges also will rise. Council approved a resolution requesting certification from the county auditor for the amount a replacement levy would earn. When the letter, is received, council is expected to approve a resolution to put the levy on the November ballot, The levy will earn about the same amount as the current levy has generated

in recent years, village officials reported. An ordinance was approved designating an alley between Pike Street and Davis Street at a point between Main and Linden streets for oneway traffic to the south only. Village Administrator Bruce Metz reported LeCresha Clark will be the pool manager this summer and MaKenzie May and Dakota Sowders will be assistant managers. He reported they have six life guards and would like to have 12. Sidney pool officials have been contacted to see if their guards would like to get extra hours by working at the Jackson Center pool. Metz also noted that the cost of updating the computer server will be $15568. In other business council • Approved a resolu-

tion to authorize the establishment of a special revenue fund for parks and recreation. • Passed an ordinance adjusting annual appropriations in the general fund to pay for the biannual audit. • Approved the rezoning of 109 S. Main St. from C-1 to R-1 at the request of Phillip and Frances Cummons. • Authorized the purchase of a new backhoe for the village. Metz reported the village sold the old backhoe for $29,000. • Gave second reading to an ordinance for the future replacement of conduit on Ohio 274 when the state makes improvements. • Learned that Councilman Larry Wahrer will write a letter on behalf of the village to legislators requesting Local Government Fund allocations from the state be restored.

Qualified applicants need only apply. Please send resumes to Clean All Services Attn: James Sharp P.O. Box 4127 Sidney, Ohio 45365

Semi-Trailer Mechanics Needed Shop and Mobile Trucks 2nd Shift: 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. 3rd Shift: 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. CRSI is conducting open interviews for a full time Support Manager and part-time Support Specialists. These are very rewarding positions serving adults with developmental disabilities in Auglaize County. You must possess a valid driver·s license (with fewer than 6 points) and a high school diploma/ GED. CRSI offers paid training. We have openings for afternoon, overnight and weekend shifts. Open interviews will be held at: Wapakoneta Church of the Nazarene 401 Court Street Wapakoneta, Ohio from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Monday, May 20th Applications are available on-line at or at the open interviews

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Lehman Catholic High School offers an employment opportunity for:

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HARTZELL PROPELLER INC. in Piqua, is seeking experienced CNC Machinists to set up and operate multiple CNC machines including 3 axis mills, lathes and multiaxis mill-turns Submit application and resume to: out/employment/ EEO/AA Employer

SEASONAL ENGINEERING ACCOUNTANT Trupointe Cooperative is now taking applications for a seasonal/internship accounting/ inventory assistant position at our Botkins Maintenance location. Candidates should have accounting experience or have completed accounting courses, and be able to efficiently use Excel, create budgets, track inventory, etc. The duties must be completed in a careful, accurate manner; schedule flexibility is also necessary. Send resume or apply at the Engineering Department: 400 W. Walnut PO Box 579 Botkins Ohio 45306

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The Sidney Daily News is currently recruiting for Adult Carriers. Our Adult Carrier independent contractors will deliver our products five days per week (Mondays, Wednesdays – Saturdays) and on holidays. If you are over the age of 18 and interested in making some extra cash, please contact:

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The Mighty, All-Powerful Brain

Your brain is the captain of an amazing ship. It controls everything you do – including reading newspapers like the Troy Daily News, Piqua Daily Call and Sidney Daily News! Your brain is part of your body’s nervous system. The nervous system controls movement, thought and emotion. Without your nervous system, you wouldn’t be able to function. The brain is the boss of your nervous system and has five parts: the cerebrum, the cerebellum, the brain stem, the pituitary gland and the hypothalamus. The cerebrum is the biggest part of the brain that controls thought, language and voluntary muscles, which are the muscles you can control. You also use your cerebrum when you think hard in school and when you need to remember things. The cerebellum is a lot small than the cerebrum, but still very important. It controls balance, movement and coordination. If it weren’t for the cerebellum, you wouldn’t be able to stand without falling! Your brain stem connects the rest of the brain to your spinal cord. It’s the part in charge of major things that keep you alive, like breathing, blood pressure and digesting food. Unlike the cerebrum, the brain stem controls your involuntary muscles – the ones

Protect Your Brain! Whether you bike, skateboard or Rollerblade, you should wear a helmet to shield your brain. To demonstrate why, get two eggs. Pretend that the egg’s shell is a skull and its insides are the brain. Spread some newspaper on the ground and drop one of the eggs on the newspaper. It should break – because it wasn’t wearing a helmet. Now, use newspaper, tissue paper, Styrofoam or anything else that will cushion your egg, to make a “helmet” for your second egg. Drop your egg wearing the helmet from the same height. Notice that it remained unbroken (we hope.) Are you starting to think it’s a good idea to wear a helmet while biking and skating? If your second egg broke, was your “helmet” designed unsafe? Did the egg fall at an angle that left it unprotected? How could you make a better helmet? (Adapted from “Protect Your Brain” from, University of Washington.)

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that work without you thinking about it, such as your heart and stomach. The tiny pituitary gland produces and releases hormones into the body – hormones like the ones that help you grow and change. Finally, your hypothalamus regulates your body temperature, emotions, hunger and thirst. The brain has many jobs, but it needs help from nerves and the spinal cord, too. Every action you do happens because your brain, your nerves and your spinal cord work together! (Adapted from Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS & the Brain Educator’s Guide.)

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